In Maryland, panhandlers and anyone else seeking to solicit money on roadsides would have to get a permit under a bill being debated in the General Assembly.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's $4 billion transportation funding measure has cleared its last major legislative vote, despite objections from Democrats.
New technology is helping more citizens try their hand at redrawing the political map.
Protesters gathered outside the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Northwest D.C. Friday to denounce violence against demonstrators and call for democracy in the island nation.
The former chief of staff for D.C. Council Member Jim Graham is pleading guilty to lesser charges in a bribery case.
In Maryland, the mayor of D.C. met with the executives of both Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Silver Spring Friday morning.
A look back at the week from from Capitol News Connection.
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