Metro is looking for cheaper alternatives to MetroAccess service in Montgomery County, but many, including disability rights activists, want to avoid ride-hailing apps like Uber because of their poor track record serving people with disabilities.
For 75 years, Maryland's state song has referred to Abraham Lincoln as a tyrant and Union troops as "scum." As the national conversation has turned against symbols of the Confederacy, lawmakers are debating what should happen to "Maryland, My Maryland."
Montgomery County leaders are decrying the delay of a project that would have added an interchange along I-270 in Gaithersburg. They're concerned the move will kill hundreds of millions of dollars in development currently taking place in that area.
The last of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's six vetoes is expected to get an override, but with the vote on the bill speeding up the restoration of voting rights for felons expected to be close, lawmakers aren't taking chances.
Early estimates say the costs for the nor'easter over the weekend could be as much as $1 billion, but while local governments and some local businesses were hurting, surely somebody was making out well from all this snow?
Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney talks with WAMU 88.5's Matt McCleskey
about D.C.'s reaction to a storm on Jan. 20, and how it set the table
for the city's response to the weekend's incoming blizzard.
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