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There was lots of swooning last week when President Barack Obama deigned to embrace statehood for the District.
MPD Chief Lanier has rescinded her prior order and told department members DC gun laws against carrying firearms are now back in effect for the 90-day court-ordered stay.
On Tuesday, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a lawsuit - on the state's behalf - in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A new report by the Urban Institute and Encore Capital Group's Consumer Credit Research Institute shows 77 million Americans- 35 percent of those with files at a major credit bureau- have a debt in collection.
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Mayor Vincent Gray plans to sign a bill that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers in the District of Columbia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The prolonged battle over gun law in our nation's capital continues, now that a federal judge declared a gun control law unconstitutional.
Six years ago, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in District of Columbia v.
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.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 04:55 am
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