An independent study done for the Maryland Public Service Commission, which regulates utilities in the state, says Pepco's five-year plan to increase its service reliability was "cobbled together" in haste following a rash of lengthy power outages last year.
The Maryland Senate is scheduled to take up a bill this week that would allow the children of illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at state colleges. A group of students who support the legislation have been rallying in Annapolis.
Dozens of public employees are planning to be on hand Monday afternoon for a budget hearing at Alexandria City Hall in Virginia, where members of the city council will be considering a proposal that would increase employee contributions for health care and retirement.
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