Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Laura Murphy Returns to Head ACLU Washington Legislative Office

NEW YORK - The American Civil Liberties Union today announced the appointment of longtime civil liberties and human rights advocate Laura Murphy as director...

Pr. George’s Takes Brunt of O’Malley’s Cuts

Lawmakers in Prince George’s County are questioning the reduction in aid to the county in Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2011. The...

Council Considers Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Use

The issue of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes has been on the minds of District residents since 1998 when they overwhelmingly voted for Initiative...

Donnie Simpson Ends Long Run on WPGC

The relationship between long-time Washington radio personality Donnie Simpson and WPGC 95.5 has ended. Simpson, who made the Washington airwaves his home for 32...

Parking, Surcharges Increase in District

Effective this week, there will be no more “free on Saturdays” when it comes to the city’s parking meters. And, except for Sundays, everybody—including...