Starting next year, D.C. residents will get tax cuts, totaling some $143 million dollars a year. But some seniors won't be getting a property tax exemption the D.C. Council had passed last year aimed at helping long-time residents stay in their homes.
Metro’s fleet of aging railcars — scheduled for replacement over the next several years — continues to bedevil commuters, risking Metro’s message that things actually are getting better halfway through a six-year, $5 billion rebuilding effort.
Backers of a ballot initiative that would legalize the possession of marijuana in D.C. will turn in 58,000 signatures to the elections board today, more than the 23,000 needed to get on November's ballot.
A new science and technology charter school opening across the street from a traditional public school with the same focus prompted D.C. School Chancellor Kaya Henderson to bemoan the "cannibalistic environment'' between the two sectors.
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