Bill 6-19, also known as the Landlord-Tenant Relations Termination of Lease legislation, says landlords who fail to fix health and safety violations like rodents or mold after receiving 30 days of notice could see tenants terminate their lease.
Mitchell was a Democrat who served in the Maryland House of Delegates for 23 years. He was elected speaker by his House colleagues in 1987, and he served in the leadership role until he retired in 1992.
The progressive wing of the Democratic party flexed its muscles in some races and faltered in others. Conservatives unhappy with moderate Republicans who backed Medicaid expansion last year took out one target and whiffed on another.
Virginia Republicans keep getting help from Virginia Democrats as the GOP tries to win over suburban voters unhappy with President Donald Trump.
Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) is reaching out to a powerful Democrat in Congress — Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland — for help with redistricting reform.
Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay won the “unprecedented” Democratic primary for chair of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, according to unofficial election results. Incumbents of both parties were unseated in races for supervisors and the Virginia General Assembly, and two area commonwealth’s attorneys were unseated by challengers looking to change the criminal justice system.
See photos and tweets from Virginia’s 2019 primary day.
Primary elections are underway in Virginia, and throughout the commonwealth, voters are deciding who will appear on the ballot this fall. Voter turnout has been low so far, but those who made it out have a wide range of candidates to choose from in certain races.
Virginia’s highly charged legislative primary Tuesday is being closely watched as a possible political barometer for the coming presidential election year.
Maryland lawmakers passed a sweeping education package in the latest General Assembly session and recently identified a work group whose task will be to find a way to pay for it.
While unlikely, the outcome of a Supreme Court case could require revisions to about two dozen Virginia House voting districts and, in theory, a new primary within months.
After complaints from residents — and a letter from local lawmakers — the Government Accountability Office will study helicopter noise in the national capital region.
The future of Fairfax County, Virginia, could be on the table Tuesday in the county’s first Democratic primary in decades for Board of Supervisors chair. Hear from each of the candidates.
With all 140 General Assembly seats on the ballot this fall, and a number of critical races for local office, many Northern Virginia voters have some key decisions to make Tuesday. Here’s WTOP’s 2019 Virginia primary guide.
Primary elections in Virginia are days away and both Republicans and Democrats are in the midst of nasty battles over their respective parties’ identities and values.
As WTOP marks 50 years on the radio, those who helped make it what it is today are looking back at their experiences and at the stories that have touched the nation's capital.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.
Amazon's second headquarters is coming to Arlington County. Here's WTOP's complete coverage.