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2 hrs ago | Housing Wire
Julin Castro is no longer the mayor of San Antonio. He is now the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development after being sworn in on Monday by Chief Judge Richard Roberts of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
6 hrs ago | JD Supra
On July 3, 2014, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed into law a measure that will raise the state's minimum wage to $9.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2015.
10 hrs ago | CBS Local
Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying guns outside the home.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama poses for photographs with students from five District of Columbia schools after eating a meal using the summer crop from the White House Kitchen Garden in the State Dining Room at the White House Kids love activities that keep their hands and mind busy; cooking is an excellent activity for a child of most any age.
13 hrs ago | JD Journal
The prolonged battle over gun law in our nation's capital continues, now that a federal judge declared a gun control law unconstitutional.
13 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway
Six years ago, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in District of Columbia v.
14 hrs ago | Business Journal
Terri Lee Freeman will take over as the Museum's president beginning in early November.
It is reported [ Washinton Post report] that Judge Scullin issued an order addressed to the city and police department to end the ban on firearms.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan's plan to give schools a break from student-testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law appears to be working in 42 states and the District of Columbia.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan 's plan to give schools a break from student testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law appears to be working in 42 states and the District of Columbia.
In the aftermath of District of Columbia v. Heller, many residents in the nation's capitol have been jousting with the the overbearing 'Mother-knows-what's-best-for-you' attitude about our Constitutional rights.
A federal judge on Saturday overturned Washington D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home, saying it was unconstitutional.
The Common Core State Standards -- new, nationwide learning guidelines for what K-12 students should know and be able to do in English language arts at each grade level -- promise to ready students for the rigors of college study.
Alan Gura reports that the District Court, after nearly five years of stonewalling, has found for the Constitutional right to bear arms outside of the home.
By Thompson Wall Two federal appeals courts disagree over whether the government should subsidize health insurance premiums in the 36 states using Obamacare's federal insurance exchange.
The Office of Congressional Ethics has for the first time accused an entity of lobbying Congress illegally.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:51 pm
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