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Tax-relief bills stalled, Hogan aides warn aid for schools, raises at risk A state Senate committee made extensive changes Friday to four tax-relief bills proposed by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R), who aides say could withhold some funding for schools or employee raises unless the legislature approves tax relief.Read full articl
Washington Post | 3 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Silver Spring families head over heels about hosting Danish gymnasts It all started with Anne Hammond. Friends like to call her the Danish Connection.Hammond grew up in Denmark and moved to the Washington region in 1989 after falling in love with the U.S.-born Scott Hammond. They would marry and have three children. But le
Washington Post | 3 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Bills to loosen gun restrictions among Terry McAuliffe's vetoes Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced on Friday that he vetoed legislation that would have limited the sharing of information on concealed handgun permit holders in a state database, one of 17 pieces of legislation passed during the 2015 legislative ses
The Washington Times | 4 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Fight over teacher data in Va. continues State education officials are slated to head back to court in a fight to keep teacher evaluation data outof public hands in the midst of a Loudoun County fathers fight to obtain the information.Bryan Davison, whose children attend Loudoun County public sc
Washington Post | 4 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
How snow days piled up at Washington area schools in 2014-2015 The weather naive among us who thought the official start of spring would mean the end of snow were in for a rude awakening. March 20 instead brought an unseasonal wintry mix, snow and in turn anotherround of delays and school closings for three area scho
Washington Post | 4 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Applications up in D.C. School Enrollment Lottery More than 20,000 students applied in the first round of the citywide enrollment lottery for next school year, according to numbers released by the mayors office Friday afternoon.That marked an increase of about 3,000 applications over last year. Enrollmen
Washington Post | 6 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Decision delayed on federal recognition for Virginia Indian tribe The Pamunkey Indians best known as the tribe of Pocahontas will have to wait four more months to find out if its 35-year quest to become the first tribe in Virginia to be recognized by the federal government will be successful.Read full article >>
Washington Post | 6 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Monument plans micro-hotel in Chinatown Monument Realty has formed a joint venture with Modus Hotels and the Cafritz Co. to develop a micro-hotel on an H Street NW site in Chinatown once planned for an 80,000-square-foot office-and-retail building. The partners are planning to build a 230-room
bizjournals.com | 7 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Va. Gov. McAuliffe amends license plate reader bill, angers legislators A move by Virginia legislators to limit the police use of data from automated license plate readers, and any surveillance technology used by law enforcement, hit a bump Friday afternoon when Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) amended the General Assemblys bill, pro
Washington Post | 7 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Dr. Gridlock: Moodys downgrades Metros bond rating Metro officials received some bad news on the financial front Friday with Moodys Investors Service announcing that it has downgraded the transit authoritys bond rating, a move that could make it more expensive to borrow money,reportsthe Washington Busines
Washington Post | 7 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia

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