Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey talked with Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney about the allegations against Mayor Vincent Gray's administration and Gov. Bob McDonnell's new practice of vetoing bills.
The deadline is one week from today. Either Congress will have finalized and approved an agreement to keep the government funded and functional...or not,in which case, an immediate shutdown will freeze federal benefits and services.
Parking rates may be going up in Montgomery County, Md., but drivers will have a new way to pay. For those tired of lugging around handfuls of quarters to feed parking meters, they will now have an alternative: a cellphone.
Virginia's governor, Bob McDonnell, has signed into law 25 bills aimed at assisting active-duty members of the military, veterans and their families. And a second goal of the new laws is to help make Virginia the most veteran-friendly state.
The D.C. Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of one of two men charged in the death of New York Times journalist David Rosenbaum, who died after he was beaten during a robbery near his home in 2006.
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