According to the Transportation Security Administration, 10 million additional passengers will probably jump on planes during that time, compared with the 2018 summer season.
The spending plan, which takes effect in July, includes $2.6 billion for schools, an increase of more than $80 million. The council also approved increases for the police and fire departments. Drivers will see an increase in street parking fees in the Bethesda area.
Wounds were reopened over the weekend as the driver of an SUV crashed into a memorial that paid tribute to David Salovesh, a longtime bicycle advocate who was hit and killed by a driver last month in D.C.
Leaders in the District are studying the idea of potentially charging drivers a toll to enter downtown D.C. during busy times, but there appears to be strong and widespread opposition to the plan.
“Younger children are particularly susceptible to the health effects associated with lead,” said Councilmember Tom Hucker, who pushed for the bill to lower lead levels.
Maryland Task Force 1, a versatile rescue team that is often sent to hurricanes and other natural disasters nationwide, is going through extensive training this week, preparing for hurricane season.
For most people, playing a game of pool is simply a leisure activity done with friends to pass the time and have fun. But for a growing number of children, it has turned into more of a lifestyle than a casual hobby.
The 35-day partial shutdown left many contractors without back pay. “We should harness the pain of this most recent event and learn from it,” the CEO of one company told a House subcommittee.
The Fairfax County School Board discussed a number of potential changes aimed at improving the way teachers handle children who have disabilities.
As the political stalemate in Venezuela continues, a volatile situation at the Venezuelan Embassy in D.C. is getting more intense. Three people were arrested during protests Thursday.
“We are slowly being stripped of our arts programming, and it needs to stop,” advocate Michele Moller told the Board of Education.
Overall in 2019, the region’s homelessness decreased by 7%, or nearly 690 people, when compared to 2018. It follows a 6% reduction recorded in 2018.
An alderwoman in Annapolis, Maryland, has been chosen to replace the House of Delegates seat that was held by longtime House Speaker Mike Busch, who died earlier this month at the age of 72.
Leaders in Arlington County voted to change the name of Jefferson Davis Highway to either “Richmond Highway” or “Richmond Boulevard.”
In a video posted on Twitter, Biden focused on the 2017 deadly clash between white supremacists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, and President Donald Trump’s comments about it. Some people in the city, who experienced the violence, are not happy about the video.
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