There's a new dirty word circulating in federal government and employee circles — "sequestration" — and it's a big word that could carry a lot of big impacts.
The Montgomery County Council is tackling a bill that would offer enhanced protections to low-income service workers, but it's looking unlikely that it will be addressed this session.
The Capital Area Food Bank is opening a new facility in Northeast D.C. this week that will allow the organization to doubles its efforts in distribution.
Debate about government spending is playing a key role in the 2012 election season. But discussion on the scope of the federal government takes on special significance in the D.C. area.
Metro customers who park at the Ft. Totten and Rockville stations no longer have to fully depend on loose change to park at the meters.
A new ramp connecting the Anacostia Freeway to the 11th Street Bridge opens today, and is expected to ease commuter traffic in neighborhoods east of the river.
Lawmakers are expected to face decisions on the Bush-era tax cuts, the drought in the Midwest and abortion legislation before taking their August break at the end of the week.
The son of a man killed in a jewelry store during a robbery in Arlington last week has identified his father as the victim.
A more stringent drunk driving law takes effect this week in the District of Columbia, and the Metropolitan Police Department's breathalyzer program is expected to be reinstated just in time.
Three Republican senators, including one rumored to be on the short list of potential Mitt Romney running mates, are railing against potential defense cuts in Virginia today.
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An off-duty Prince George's County police officer is recovering after being shot in the leg outside a Hyattsville nightclub.
Many in the Groveton neighborhood of Fairfax County are hoping a new development will help revitalize the area.
The first African Americans from Virginia to hold political office will be honored in the State Capital.
Maryland and Virginia lawmakers are resisting calls to tax commuters who work in the District but live in the suburbs.
In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system...
Charities and social services organizations have tried to tackle poverty for years. But what if...
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