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Power Breakfast: Budget Cuts Slash Funding For Cyber-crime Investigators

From Capitol News Connection:

Today, before she returns to Washington, South Florida, Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz is going to her own state capital to get involved in a way that's a bit unusual for any member of Congress.

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Leslie Johnson Attends Council Meeting Days After Conspiracy Charge

In Maryland, Prince George's County Council Member Leslie Johnson is continuing with her council work -- days after prosecutors filed a criminal information document charging her with conspiracy to commit evidence and witness tampering.

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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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