President Obama has submitted a supplemental spending request calling for $60 billion in relief funds for Hurricane Sandy. Maryland lawmakers are looking to secure funds for ravaged areas on the Eastern Shore and elsewhere.
Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr laid out his budget proposal for fiscal 2014. County council members are already saying the plan, which restores many previously eliminated positions, is too expensive.
A mission in downtown D.C. is collecting toys for the less fortunate over the holidays, and they're hoping some last-minute donations can cover a shortfall for certain children.
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued recommendations for all states that would require convicted drunk drivers to use ignition interlock devices to test for the presence of alcohol.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot's name has been in consideration for a run for governor in 2014, but on Tuesday, he announced his intention to run for the office of comptroller.
The head of the D.C. Democratic party was appointed to an open D.C. Council seat last night, and she balked at a question on whether her employment with a major city contractor is a conflict of interest.
A group of tenants who rent their homes in Montgomery County are trying to bring renters' issues — including the all-important one of excessive rent increases — to lawmakers' attention.
Closing arguments have wrapped up in the pretrial hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of leaking U.S. secrets to Wikileaks. A judge will rule in February on whether his treatment in a Quantico brig justifies dismissal of charges.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is gung-ho for taxi modernization, but there are still a number of hurdles to clear before the plan is fully implemented.