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Nearly a year after inauguration, prosecutors to drop most rioting charges. The U.S. Attorney's Office in the District Of Columbia says it is dismissing charges against 129 people awaiting trial and will move ahead with cases against 59 others. By Keith L. AlexanderThe Washington Post. Share. facebook.
For the second year in a row the District Of Columbia National Guard's 257th army Band, "The Band of the Nation's capital," will team with students from D.C. Public and ... The 257th Army Band is part of the District Of Columbia Army National Guard, Land Component Command's, 74th Troop Command.

Amazon Still Considering District, Suburbs for New HQ. Online giant Amazon says it is still considering the District Of Columbia and its suburbs in its search for a second headquarters. Jan. 18, 2018, at 5:40 p.m.. Amazon Still Considering District, Suburbs for New HQ ...
(January 18, 2018, Washington, DC)- Todd Kim, the first Solicitor General (SG) for the District Of Columbia, will join Reed Smith LLP in its Washington D.C. office as a partner in the firm's appellate practice. In 11 years as the District's SG, he led a staff of twenty that represented the District Of Columbia ...
... in every U.S. state (and the District Of Columbia) -- of $27 million over a period of seven years. Davenport and a co-worker were scheduled to be arraigned in East St. Louis, Ill., on Wednesday. The indictment, and the earlier raid on Davenport's office, were first reported by the Santa Barbara Independent.
The report's Executive Summary states the OSSE's objective: "On December 1, 2017, Mayor Muriel Bowser directed the Office of the State Superintendent of education (OSSE) to conduct an analysis of student-level attendance and graduation outcomes at public high schools in the District Of Columbia," the ...

Stanley F. Birch of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Min earned a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from Salisbury State University in 1997 and a Doctor of Law from Columbia University in 2001. She is admitted to practice law in Maryland, the District Of Columbia and New York.
The arrival of Salvadorans in the District Of Columbia was driven by immigration unleashed after the civil war, and by the low cost of living that characterized Washington during the 1980s and 1990s. At that time, the capital was an attractive city for immigrants compared to New York. The majority of Salvadorans who arrived ...
Twenty-one states and the District Of Columbia today kicked off a lawsuit to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules. advocacy groups are also suing the FCC. The states suing the FCC are New York, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky ...
Jack Evans, a Democratic member of the Council and the bill's sponsor, said the bill would enable a "Manhattanizing of the District Of Columbia," bringing more vitality to the city's core by encouraging an influx of full-time residents who could walk to work while patronizing nearby shops and restaurants.
This spread, named after the homeland of the Vandals, had the odd distinction of being partly in the District Of Columbia and partly across the border in Maryland. McCormick used this quirk to his advantage after April 16, 1862, when President Lincoln signed the D.C. Emancipation act. News of his dealings ...
A taxpayer may claim the homestead deduction in the District Of Columbia only if it is their principal residence, so Whitbeck suggests Slotkin's voter registration in Michigan is fraudulent. But Slotkin is not receiving the homestead deduction in the District Of Columbia, according to the DC Office of tax and ...
... for federal experiments--from the 1968 National Parks Service "Summer in the Parks" program that quelled racial strife after the riots 50 years ago to the District Of Columbia Economic Recovery Act that raised housing prices in D.C. and laid the foundation for the federal First Time Home Buyer tax Credit.
The woman, whose crime in the terminal that day shattered Williams' psyche, was African-American and appeared to be in her 20s, Williams recalled, speaking for the first time in decades about a mystery that has perplexed District Of Columbia police. Williams said the stranger's perfidy left her so mired in ...
The woman, whose crime in the terminal that day shattered Williams' psyche, was African-American and appeared to be in her 20s, Williams recalled, speaking for the first time in decades about a mystery that has perplexed District Of Columbia police. Williams said the stranger's perfidy left her so mired in ...
A total of 36 states and the District Of Columbia had asked the high court to revisit the issue. Large brick-and-mortar retailers like Walmart and Target have long bemoaned the fact that they have to collect sales tax on online purchases because they have physical stores nationwide. Meanwhile, smaller ...
"The infrastructure needs here within the District Of Columbia are so large, and our ability to have larger capital budgets is so limited, we needed to find a better way to identify and deliver large-scale infrastructure projects for the benefits of the residents," says OP3 executive director Seth Miller Gabriel.

The woman, whose crime in the terminal that day shattered Williams' psyche, was African-American and appeared to be in her 20s, Williams recalled, speaking for the first time in decades about a mystery that has perplexed District Of Columbia police. Williams said the stranger's perfidy left her so mired in ...
District Of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a similar program in October that would bring new grocery options through the Neighborhood Prosperity Fund. The $3 million investment is to begin in September. "We've worked for four years to expand food access across Virginia, and this legislation ...
The Council of the District Of Columbia on Tuesday unanimously approved plans to create Boris Nemtsov Plaza. It honors the former deputy prime minister, an opponent of President Vladimir Putin, who was assassinated near the Kremlin in 2015. Nemtsov was Jewish. Mayor Muriel Bowser still needs to ...
In 1996, California voters passed Proposition 215, making the Golden State the first in the union to allow for the medical use of marijuana. Since then, 28 more states, the District Of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico have enacted similar laws. A total of 29 states, the District Of Columbia, Guam and Puerto ...
His policy puts him at odds with the 29 states (and the District Of Columbia) that allow medical use of the drug. Together, they comprise nearly 60 percent of the U.S. population. His order is especially hostile to the eight states that have legalized recreational pot. They are Colorado, Washington, Oregon, ...
Karen Dale, AmeriHealth Caritas District Of Columbia market President (2nd left), D.C. Council member David Grosso, Chairperson of the Committee on education (3rd left), and D.C. Council member Elissa Silverman (1st right), with staff, and students who received certificates of completion during ...
Worried that owning up to using the drug could jeopardize their VA benefits -- even if they're participating in a medical marijuana program approved by California or 28 other states and the District Of Columbia -- veterans have often kept mum. That may be changing under a new directive from the Veterans ...
One of the District Of Columbia's leading litigators and a growing progressive voices on television and radio recently once took the helm of one of the city's top law firms for a second time. On Dec. 17, prestigious law firm Reed Smith announced that A. Scott Bolden will resume the role of managing partner.
The recent bone-chilling weather that gripped the Washington region brought attention to the confusing, sometimes contradictory policies regarding the closing of public schools in the District Of Columbia and Prince George's County. An example of the disparity is the District Of Columbia public schools ...
The local government in Washington, D.C., has approved a measure to rename the street in front of Russia's embassy after slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. In separate votes on January 9, the District Of Columbia Council passed the Boris Nemtsov Plaza Designation Act in its first reading ...
"The District Of Columbia has the people, resources and public and private sector support to make the nation's capital the top city for inclusion, tech and innovation," Bowser said in 2016. "We look forward to becoming a national model for tech inclusion and entrepreneurship and proving that regardless of ...
Powerball is offered in 44 states, the District Of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The jackpots for both Mega Millions and Powerball had been steadily rising during the week, to reach more than $1 billion combined. Long Islanders with dreams of becoming millionaires -- at least -- rushed ...
WASHINGTON - Just in time for the peak holiday travel season, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D, is issuing a not-so-friendly reminder to Transportation Security Administration officers. Yes, the District Of Columbia is a real place. Yes, it's in the United States. And yes, D.C. residents can use their D.C. ...
In the letter to TSA Administrator David Pekoske, she wrote that as recently as Thanksgiving, a D.C. resident nearly missed her flight at Newark International Airport in New Jersey because a TSA officer would not accept her older D.C. driver's license, which says "District Of Columbia" on the top as a valid ...
In an illuminating article in the Washington City Paper Andrew Giambrone once again outlined the connections between DC politicians and lobbyists often used to get city money into the hands of developers in the name of economic development for projects that would move forward anyway. That is ...
Other central features of the ACA remain intact -- including its insurance marketplaces, intended for Americans who do not have access to affordable health benefits through a job; the expansion of Medicaid in more than 30 states plus the District Of Columbia; and the premium subsidies. In fact, health policy ...
On December 19, 2017, DC Councilmember Mary Cheh introduced the District tax Independence Act of 2017 (Act), which would require the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to submit a report outlining the steps and amendments necessary to decouple the District's tax deduction laws from federal law.
the suspects "participated in an intrusion into and taking control of approximately 123 internet-connected computers used by the Metropolitan police Department of the District Of Columbia to operate surveillance cameras in public, outdoor areas in the District Of Columbia," the complaint said. Get More at ...
On December 1, 2017 Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District Of Columbia granted summary judgment to the National venture capital Association (NVCA) in its challenge to a regulation published by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) delaying the implementation of the ...
An attempted crackdown on hidden hotel charges now faces a potential roadblock in Washington, as a growing number of travelers complain that resort, urban or facility fees can add up to $50 to your bill. Even lower-priced hotels are adding the fees to room charges. One watchdog says the number of ...
Leaders for Washington, Oregon and the District Of Columbia announce that they have accepted the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) deployment plan offered by FirstNet and AT&T, meaning 45 states and three territories have made "opt-in" announcements just two days before the ...
Mishaps related to the District Of Columbia's licenses first arose in 2013, after the design of the ID cards were changed from saying "Washington, D.C." to "District Of Columbia." The alteration was made so the design of the licenses would conform with the official, charter-enshrined name of D.C.. Since then ...
One of the most established hospitals in the District Of Columbia has started a program that will assist residents of Ward 7 and Ward 8 in meeting their health needs, amid worries that communities East of the River are not getting proper access to healthcare facilities. Sibley Memorial Hospital, located in ...
As the midpoint approaches for a school year marred by allegations of graduation fraud, a lack of qualified full-time instructors, and pest infestations, District Of Columbia public schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson entered one of two monthly community forums Dec. 12, eager to double-down efforts for the ...
On a Wednesday afternoon in early December, about two dozen people met in the Wilson Building for a discussion of how the District Of Columbia could become more like Tennessee. The New Columbia Statehood Commission is staking its hopes on the same scheme the Volunteer State and six others, ...
Residents of the District Of Columbia and Maryland will have the benefit of higher estate tax exemptions in 2018.1. Federal Exclusion Amounts. For 2018, the federal basic exclusion from gift and estate tax is $5.6 million, which is a $110,000 increase from the 2017 basic exclusion amount.2 The annual gift ...
Closing the gaps for those affected by the incarceration of a family member is at the heart and center of the DC Corrections Information Council and was the main focus during the reinstatement hearing of Katharine Huffman. Current Principle of the Ravens Group, a Center for veterans Enterprise which ...
It is one of 56 trees that represent each state, territory and the District Of Columbia. The ornaments will be on display through Jan. 1 as part of the America Celebrates display. "We are delighted, and honored, to be chosen to participate in the America Celebrates display located in one of our country's most ...
Eight states -- Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon and Washington -- and the District Of Columbia have fully legalized possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults' recreational use. An additional 13 states have decriminalized it, meaning possession of small ...
Presentations are scheduled from representatives of the Delaware police chiefs council, state Department of Safety and Homeland security, and public defender's office. While eight states and the District Of Columbia have legalized recreational use of marijuana, Delaware could become the first state to ...
The GSA's Public Building Service manages building maintenance and repairs for about 9,000 federal government facilities, including at least 31 in the District Of Columbia. The portfolio of buildings includes federal courthouses, headquarters for federal agencies and high-profile sections of the White ...
B.J. Paige, founder of a non-profit Boys 2 Bowties, is running for Prince George's County's District 7 council city. (Courtesy Photo). District 7 is located in the western-central part of Prince George's County and borders the District Of Columbia's northeast and southeast quadrants. In addition to Capitol Heights ...
In what some consider a progressive move towards racial equity for Black students in the District Of Columbia public schools (DCPS), Councilmember David Grosso (I-At-large) has introduced a bill to limit and, in some cases, end out-of-school suspensions and expulsions. The Student Fair Access to ...


 

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