With the D.C. Council poised to pass a bill decriminalizing marijuana, members of the public are getting the chance to weigh in. The first of two hearings on the measure took place on Wednesday evening in Anacostia.
Lawyers for a District of Columbia businessman at the center of a wide-ranging campaign finance investigation have asked the Supreme Court to take a case involving some of the documents seized from his home and office.
The Smithsonian Institution is facing a $65 million budget cut this year under automatic funding reductions approved by Congress, which could lead to furloughs or museum closings if the cuts persist for the year ahead.
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