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Lawmaker Proposes Extending Smoking Ban In Montgomery County

Smoking is already banned in all workplaces, bars and restaurants in Montgomery County. Now, one county council member wants to expand the ban to public areas of apartment buildings and townhouse developments where smoking is currently allowed.

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Governor McDonnell Kicks Off 'Virginia At Work' Tour

In Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell is in the midst of a two-week tour around the state to promote job growth and economic development.

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Fairfax Executive Rejects Citizen Review Board For Police

For more than a year in Virginia, a coalition of civil rights activists and neighborhood groups have been asking for a citizen review board that could conduct investigations of police misconduct. Now members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors are about to hear a recommendation against creating an oversight board.

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D.C. Council Holds Hearing On Gray Hiring Practices

The D.C. Council is holding a hearing Monday morning on the hiring practices of Mayor Vincent Gray's administration.

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Mayor Gray To Deliver State Of District Address Monday

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray will deliver his first State of the District Address Monday night at a high school auditorium in Northeast Washington.

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Power Breakfast: A Conversation With Economist Alice Rivlin

From Capitol News Connection: Congress returns this week. Time to pick up where it left off on the budget. What does a former Federal Reserve vice chair, and founding director of the Office of Management and Budget, look for at this point in the process?

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Virginia Autism Bill Awaits Governor's Signature

Virginia's governor, Bob McDonnell, has until midnight Tuesday to sign a bill forcing insurance companies to provide coverage for autism-related treatment for young children.

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