Hundreds of immigrant-rights activists protested outside the White House on the eve of President Obama’s request that Congress fund the rapid deportation of tens of thousands of Central American children detained after crossing the border illegally.
The Montgomery County Council has given final approval to a resolution asking state lawmakers to go further in decriminalizing marijuana, and took a shot at a Maryland Republican for trying to stop decriminalization in D.C.
Starting next year, D.C. residents will get tax cuts, totaling some $143 million dollars a year. But some seniors won't be getting a property tax exemption the D.C. Council had passed last year aimed at helping long-time residents stay in their homes.
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