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Virginia Governor Proposes Amendments To Autism Bill

Autism advocates in Virginia have seen legislation mandating insurance coverage for autism-related treatments get all the way to the governor's desk this year. And now Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing some changes.

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Montgomery County Could Start Charging For Saturday Parking In Bethesda

Bethesda is one of the most popular spots in Maryland for shoppers and restaurant-goers on weekends. But those who head there may be paying more to do so if county executive Isiah Leggett's budget proposal is passed.

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On Anniversary Of South Capitol Street Shootings, A Push For Reform

One year after the South Capitol Street shootings, a council member is pushing to revamp how the District identifies and treats troubled young people.

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Power Breakfast: Diverse Views On U.S. Military Action In Libya

From Capitol News Connection:

Mississippi Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker are both Republicans; they have similar voting records. But they don't exactly see eye-to-eye on how to assess the President's approach so far in Libya.

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House Votes To Revive D.C. School Voucher Program

UPDATE: The U.S. House has voted to revive the District's controversial school voucher program.

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Maryland Gender-Identification Bill Passes In House

In Maryland, a bill designed to protect residents against discrimination based on gender identity has been approved by the House. Advocates are now hoping for similar action in the state Senate.

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Gray Returns To 'One City' Theme In State Of The District Address

Amid an administration rocked by scandals and investigations, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray returned to his campaign theme of "One City" in his state of the District address.