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On Tuesday, July 8, Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell joined Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, co-chair of the bipartisan coalition of Mayors for Parks, to announce that $43.38 million will be distributed from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to all 50 States, the Territories, and the District of Columbia for state-identified outdoor recreation ... (more)
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In the end, after more than an hour of slaughter, it came down to a gunfight in a warren of cubicles in a very ordinary office building.
An internal District of Columbia police report on the response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting says officers were hindered because they couldn't access live surveillance-camera footage of the shooter.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton tore into Rep. Andy Harris on Friday for trying to block a D.C. marijuana decriminalization bill, comparing him to a tyrant and chiding him for meddling in her district's affairs.
OK, by "new phonebooks", I actually mean " the May 2014 CMS Medicaid/CHIP report!! " but that's not nearly as catchy.
This week's map takes a look at when each state adopted its sales tax. The trend began with Missouri in 1930 and continued rapidly throughout the Great Depression - a crisis which left states strapped for cash amidst declining property and income tax collections.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is using Senate procedures to prevent Republicans from adding amendments to repeal gun control to the Sportsmen Bipartisan Act.
A Washington attorney who's spent most of her career doing legislative and public policy work is the latest candidate to enter the race for District of Columbia attorney general.
On May 6th 2014, about six months after Alan Gura filed a petition for a writ of mandamus in the long delayed Palmer v.
Recipe for bankruptcy: Mix flour, sugar and cooking oil. Lease pricey real estate.
Cupcakes still lined the counter of an empty and unlit Crumbs Bake Shop on 42nd Street in New York City on Tuesday afternoon, the day after the largest U.S. cupcake retailer announced it was closing.
A campaign to get a marijuana legalization bill on the November ballot has twice the number of required signatures.
Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington.
Last month the American Civil Liberties Union released a report titled "War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing," shedding much-needed light on the emergence of a militarist ethos in policing across the nation.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 05:13 am
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