Immigrants in five states and the District of Columbia with questions about their eligibility to work in the United States can now use a government database to verify their own status.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is getting ready to submit his spending plan to the city council. The mayor appears unlikely to call for a tax hike.
In Annapolis, a House committee is considering ways to restore $58 million for K-12 education in Maryland. House leaders want to reverse budget cuts to education proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Money for mass transit projects like the Purple Line in suburban D.C. topped Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's wish list when he traveled to Capitol Hill.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley headed to Capitol Hill to present his federal funding wish list. Transportation funding topped the governor's list.
A dozen food pantries across the region are getting a major gift Wednesday in the form of 75,000 pounds of food from Latino cuisine giant Goya Foods.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett's budget for the next fiscal year includes $300 million in spending cuts. Only one county department didn't see its budget cut: police.
Arlington County, Va., is known as a wealthy community. But 10 percent of the county is on public assistance -- and the needs are growing every day.
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