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AP Sues Laura Ingraham’s Site Over Bounced Check

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Buzzfeed reports: The Associated Press is suing LifeZette for more than $49,000, claiming that the Laura Ingraham-helmed website failed to pay months of licensing fees. The complaint, filed on Friday in District of Columbia SuperiorShow More Summary

DC's interim police chief gets job permanently

A nearly 30-year veteran of the District of Columbia police department has been named the city's new police chief. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the appointment of Peter Newsham (NOO-shum) … Click to Continue »

New GSA Partnership to Reduce Washington Metro Energy Costs by $1M Annually

Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld has announced a new partnership with the federal Government Services Administration (GSA) to lower the rate Metro pays for electricity used within the District of Columbia.

D.C. Paid Leave Payroll Tax Set for Implementation

District of Columbia officials are preparing to implement a new paid leave program, funded by a 0.62 percent payroll tax, guaranteeing eight weeks of parental leave, six weeks to care for an ailing family member, and two weeks of personal illness leave. Show More Summary

Elderly woman charged with murder after DC slaying

Police say a 76-year-old woman has been charged with murder in the beating death of a 63-year-old man in Washington. District of Columbia police say Thomasine Bennett was charged Saturday … Click to Continue »

DC statehood supporters to lobby Congress on local autonomy

Advocates for District of Columbia statehood are making their annual pitch to members of Congress. This year's "lobby day" organized by D.C. Vote comes amid an attempt by House Republicans … Click to Continue »

US judge denies tribes’ request to block completion of Dakota pipeline

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A U.S. federal judge denied a request by Native American tribes seeking a halt to construction of the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday. Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District of Columbia circuit, at a hearing, rejected the request from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River...

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DeVos Faces Protest, Lawsuit On Second Day

On her second day on the job as U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos faced a protest as she visited a District of Columbia middle school. She also was sued by a group of cosmetology schools in a District of Columbia federal court. Show More Summary

FTA to Withhold Transit Funding from DC, Maryland and Virginia Until a New State Safety Oversight Program is Certified for Metrorail

The FTA has notified the transit systems in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia that effective immediately it will withhold five percent of Fiscal Year 2017 transit formula funds until a new SSOP is certified for the rail operations of WMATA.

Prosecutors won't charge DC officer in fatal shooting

Federal prosecutors say they won't charge a District of Columbia police officer who fatally shot a man armed with a BB gun designed to look like a handgun. The shooting … Click to Continue »

Three takeaways from the Kings' 6-3 win over the Florida Panthers

The Kings will have a lot to think about on their league-mandated bye week, which comes on the heels of an exhausting stretch that saw them play 10 games in seven states and the District of Columbia in 19 days. Here are three takeaways from Thursday’s 6-3 win over the Florida Panthers, the sixth...

Immigration is adding to population growth in every US state

Immigration to the United States is a big aspect of how states grow. International migration was a net positive to population growth in all 50 states and the District of Columbia between 2015 and 2016. The US Census Bureau recently released...Show More Summary

These Are The Best & Worst States To Be Single

A new study from WalletHub broke down the best — and worst — places to be single in the U.S., comparing all 50 states and the District of Columbia. For the study, WalletHub's data team compared the states based on three key dimensions: Dating economics, dating opportunities, and romance and fun.

Rep. Rohrabacher Introduces 'Respect State Marijuana Laws Act'

During the Obama administration, eight states, plus the District of Columbia, legalized marijuana for recreational purposes. Dozens more passed...

Washington DC assisted suicide bill puts patients at risk and prioritizes cost over compassion

Do no harm.” Three short words, but to physicians they represent a sacred charge. Three short words that now hang in the balance here in the District of Columbia, after the D.C. council passed the Death with Dignity Act (Act 21-577), legalizing physician-assisted suicide in the nation’s capital. In authorizing doctors to violate the Hippocratic […]

Statement on Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education

It is gratifying to see Betsy DeVos confirmed as the next U.S. Secretary of Education. This is not because the federal government should attempt to push school choice—it should not, except in the District of Columbia and for families...Show More Summary

Blackburne-Ribsby to become DC Court of Appeals chief judge

District of Columbia Court of Appeals Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby will be the court's next chief judge. The District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission announced Blackburne-Rigsby's selection earlier this week. She … Click to Continue »

Appeals Court Upholds DC Sign Law

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign. Well, only for 30 days after an event in Washington, D.C. That's the gist of a ruling by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia after two activist groups claimed the district's sign law violated the First Amendment. The ordinance......

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