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Firefighters Could Be Banned From Street Fundraisers Under MoCo Bill

In Montgomery County, Maryland, a bill under consideration could restrict fundraising efforts by county firefighters. If the measure passes, one well known charity may stand to lose thousands.

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D.C. Lawmaker Wants Pension Reform For Teachers, Firefighters And Police

D.C. Council Member David Catania wants to tackle pension reform for the city's police officers, firefighters and teachers. He says the pension costs for these front-line workers are escalating way beyond what the city will be able to afford in a few years.

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Council Tackles Nepotism, Sulaimon Brown In Day 1 Of Gray Hiring Probe

The D.C. Council will hold a second day of testimony in its probe of the hiring practices of the Gray administration. Day One featured an unscheduled appearance by one of the key figures.

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Chipotle At Odds with Immigration Activists

Immigration and worker activists are targeting area Chipotle stores after the restaurant chain abruptly fired 40 workers suspected of being undocumented.

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Power Breakfast: Constitutionality Of The U.S.'s Presence In Libya Questioned

From Capitol News Connection:

Congressman Dennis Kucinich plans to introduce an amendment that would block the use of federal dollars to pay for U.S. military operations in Libya.

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Gray Says He Will Cooperate With House Probe Of Brown Allegations

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he will fully cooperate with a House oversight committee's investigation into the allegations made by Sulaimon Brown.

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Fenty Exonerated In Report On Contracting Scandal

In the District, a long-awaited report on a contracting scandal during the Fenty administration clears the former mayor of any wrongdoing.

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D.C. Office Of Campaign Finance To Probe Sulaimon Brown Allegations

D.C.'s Office of Campaign Finance is opening an investigation into the allegations made by former mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown.

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Pr. William County Sues Federal Government Over Immigration Records

Prince William County, Va., is suing the federal government over a freedom of information act request the county says was unfairly denied.

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