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Our mission is to promote the participation, empowerment, and leadership of women legislators.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Lanier rescinds prior order, calls D.C. gun laws back in effect after court stay

MPD Chief Lanier has rescinded her prior order and told department members DC gun laws against carrying firearms are now back in effect for the 90-day court-ordered stay.

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West Virginia Metro

AG challenges President in court

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.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Healthcare Law, Law

Pam's House Blend

Poverty is Profitable: 1 out of 3 U.S. Consumers in Debt Collection Status

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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Related Topix: Washington DC, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

NBC12

McDonnells on Trial: Judge Spencer in charge

Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12.

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CBS Local

D.C. Mayor to Sign Bill Banning Styrofoam

Mayor Vincent Gray plans to sign a bill that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers in the District of Columbia.

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WTVC

DC asks for stay of order that struck down gun ban

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.

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Related Topix: Guns, Washington DC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Housing Wire

Julian Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD Secretary

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.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, Democrat, Tim Johnson

JD Supra

Another Increase in the Rhode Island Minimum Wage to $9/Hour

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Rhode Island, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island Government, US Governors, January, Washington DC

CBS Local

DC Asks For Stay of Ruling Allowing Gun Carrying

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.

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Examiner.com

Cooking with your child in the kitchen

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.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Recipes

JD Journal

Washington DC Handgun Ban Judged Unconstitutional

The prolonged battle over gun law in our nation's capital continues, now that a federal judge declared a gun control law unconstitutional.

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Outside the Beltway

Federal Judge Strikes Down D.C. Law Barring Carrying Handguns In Public

Six years ago, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in District of Columbia v.

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Business Journal

New leader named at National Civil Rights Museum

Terri Lee Freeman will take over as the Museum's president beginning in early November.

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The Washington Post

Licensed handgun carry now legal in District of Columbia: Palmer v. DC

On Saturday afternoon, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled unconstitutional the District's absolute prohibition on the carrying of handguns outside the home for lawful self-defense, in the case of Palmer v.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Jurist

Federal Judge declares DC gun law unconstitutional

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.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, US Governors, Mike Pence, Jerry Brown

The Columbian

No Child Left Behind waiver appears to be working

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.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Arizona Government, Arizona

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Washington state stands alone on US education law

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.

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Free Republic

I’m Dick Heller and I Approve This Crushing Defeat Of Worthless Gun Laws

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.

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Nature Neuroscience

Post-Doctoral Scientist

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees .

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Related Topix: Washington DC, George Washington University, Genetics, Medicine

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