Metro's general manager is proposing a 5 percent fare increase for Metrorail and a 10-cent increase for Metrobus riders in order to help cover a $116 million budget shortfall in 2013.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Texas's redistricting plan could have wide impacts, including for minorities in Virginia.
Two Maryland groups of Native Americans have received official recognition from Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D).
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing big changes for Virginia's public schools, and the plan is getting mixed reivews from Northern Virginia school officials.
Fairfax County is looking for a new county executive, and a nationwide search for candidates is underway. Current County Executive Anthony Griffin will retire in April.
Some Baltimore residents are calling for a new election cycle in order to promote higher voter turnout.
A University of Maryland law professor is arguing that it's not just the tax code that needs to be changed -- but also the method of filing taxes each year.
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