The Virginia Democrat, appearing in a special installment of the "Kojo In Your Community" series, emphasized the need for consistent federal budgeting to protect the defense industry, and he said the government should do more to help military personnel and federal workers.
English has been the county's official language since 2012, meaning that official documents are not translated into other languages. Opponents say it's really an anti-immigration statement, and they argued that point at a hearing Tuesday night.
The space suit that shielded the first human on the surface of the moon is in need of restoration and preservation, so Smithsonian is turning to potential visitors to bankroll what will be the centerpiece of a future exhibit.
Metro has appointed a new full-time fire/rescue liaison who will work to better coordinate responses to emergencies like the January incident in which a woman was killed after her railcar filled with smoke.
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