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The DC appropriations section of the spending bill has a rider attached that overrules Initiative 71, which legalized marijuana in DC (without sales).
Metro officials have warned that if local jurisdictions don’t increase subsidies to Metro in 2015 that rail service will have to be cut to save costs.
Failed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown has more trouble than just losing the election- he has a loan that he failed to pay by the deadline!
While Maryland students are doing better on test scores, the difference in test scores between low-income students and their peers remains stubbornly high.
Documents obtained by Watchdog Wire show business and political connections between Xerox, various parts of Maryland local government and the Anthony Brown campaign
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Supposed to start running in January
The planned January debut of Metro's new 7000 class of train cars could be delayed by an oversight committee's... Read More
Legislature gets to define transportation funds
Maryland’s new constitutional protection for transportation dollars fails to define what funds constitute... Read MoreMore
Does not address larger spending problem
Marylanders will be asked to approve an amendment to “protect” transportation funding by putting... Read MoreMore
Lawsuit reveals a conflict of interest
In August, Gaithersburg company Challenger Transportation sued WMATA, alleging a conflict of interest... Read MoreMore
Shady Grove side paralyzed twice
Commuters were furious this week as Metro's Red Line, a key part of many people's commute, suffered... Read MoreMore
Twice the number eligible signed up
A new report claims that use of consumer subsidized “Obamaphones” in Maryland grew 100-fold in three... Read MoreMore
Election year politics at play
The Howard County, MD Board of Education passed a resolution disciplining one of their members for “sexual... Read MoreMore
Not poverty, not diet, just racism
In Montgomery County, there is a racial disparity in infant mortality rates. According to The Gazette,... Read MoreMore
Computers in the driver's seat starting in Oct.
Five years after electronic flaws caused the 2009 Red Line crash near Ft. Totten, the Washington Metro... Read MoreMore