Starting Aug. 5, the D.C. Department of Health is accepting applications for potential growers and dispensers of medical marijuana. The District approved medical cannabis back in 1998, but it was just this past April that Mayor Vincent Gray officially proposed rules for the growing and dispensing of the drug.
The office of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has reportedly forced staffers to sign limited nondisclosure agreements during the past two weeks as part of a wide-ranging performance review of the city's government.
Lawmakers have been getting an earful from angry voters, and that extended to the House floor today where nine protestors were arrested in the gallery after chanting their opposition to the compromise measure on raising the nation’s debt ceiling.
Just a little more than a year ago, President Obama was in Fremont, Calif., to tout the jobs created by a solar cell manufacturing company called Solyndra and federal loans that helped. On Wednesday, the company said it's filing for bankruptcy.
What should have been a simple matter of scheduling turned into a Washington political incident. At issue: When would President Obama give a policy speech about jobs? The president picked next Wednesday. The GOP told him Thursday would be better a choice.
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