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Former Gray HR Director Grilled at Hearing on Hirings

In the District, another day of hearings into the hiring practices of the Gray administration.

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Virginia Redistricting: Senate Sends New Plan To Governor

Virginia lawmakers are ready to send redistricting plans back to Governor Bob McDonnell after he vetoed previous legislation.

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Maryland Governor Pushes For Changes In The Gas Tax

Gov. Martin O'Malley is talking transportation Friday and challenging a panel to come up with new and better revenue plans that move away from taxing gas by the gallon.

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At D.C. Hiring Hearing, One Of Five Witnesses Appear

Friday is the third day of hearings into D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's questionable hiring practices at the Wilson Building.

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Funeral Service For Former Maryland Governor Schaefer

In Maryland, three days of ceremonies for former governor William Donald Schaefer concluded with a funeral service in Baltimore, the city where he served four colorful terms as mayor.

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Montgomery Co. Firefighters Protest Outside Leggett's Home

Professional firefighters in Montgomery County seeking concessions in county's 2012 budget proposal demonstrated in front of the home of County Executive Ike Leggett Wednesday.

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Young Adults Head To Capitol Hill To Ask: 'Where Are The Jobs?'

As Congress negotiates impending budget cuts including a possible reduction of federal grants to college students, unemployment among those under 30 is higher than the national average. A group of young adults who call themselves the "Briefcase Brigade" is heading to Capitol Hill Wednesday to urge lawmakers to support educational funding and to deliver on promises of jobs.

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Virginia Redistricting: Time Is Running Out To Keep Scheduled Primaries

State lawmakers in Virginia will continue negotiations today in an effort to agree on a redistricting map acceptable to both Democrats and Republicans. But time may be running out to hold election primaries as scheduled.

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