Maryland’s House Judiciary Committee considered a bill introduced by Delegate Mark Chang that would make it a crime to place a noose or swastika on someone’s property in an effort to threaten or intimidate.
Federal employees who are not getting paid during the partial government shutdown might run into more financial trouble if they have student loans they need to deal with in the meantime.
More than a year after construction began on the Purple Line, a lawsuit that initially halted the light-rail project is still causing problems. Project leaders said they are struggling to make up for lost time.
One member of the Montgomery County Council is urging local social service providers to be flexible as tens of thousands of federal employees in the area go without pay during the partial government shutdown.
A report from the group “Safe Virginia Initiative” included seven policy recommendations, including a law that would require gun owners to report, within 24 hours, if a gun is lost or stolen and a measure preventing people from buying more than one handgun per month.
“We are taking this extraordinary step to ensure that parks are protected, and that visitors can continue to access parks with limited basic services,” said P. Daniel Smith, NPS deputy director.
With no end in sight to the partial government shutdown, a number of federal employees directly affected by the standoff staged a rally Friday in College Park, Maryland.
A $2 fee for weekend parking at Metro facilities had been implemented a year ago as part of a pilot program, but it is now being scrapped — at least for Saturdays.
The partial government shutdown has led to trash building up around D.C. Crews are taking in about 30 bags of garbage each day from areas that are normally maintained by the National Park Service.
“It’s essentially to increase awareness, pedestrian safety and to keep the flow of traffic going,” said a Maryland legislator of his proposal. A ticket for such an offense would be a civil violation and result in a $100 fine.
If you’re one of the federal employees left waiting for a paycheck due to the partial government shutdown, here’s some advice from the Office of Personnel Management on handling your creditors.
The full city council is set to vote on a legislative package this week that includes a number of gun regulations, including a measure that would allow police to immediately seize firearms from someone who poses an immediate danger.
The near-constant rain that fell over the weekend across the D.C. region smashed an annual record, stranded drivers and caused sewer overflows.
Drivers who break the HOV rules on Interstate 66 Express Lanes will likely see flashing police lights in their mirrors Thursday, as the Virginia State police plan to crackdown during the morning and afternoon hours.
After hearing arguments from both sides Friday, Chief Judge James Bredar said he would issue a ruling in the coming days.
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