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D.C. commuter tax could lead to 'turf war'

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings says he is vehemently against letting the District of Columbia tax commuters.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 10:45am EDT

Tags: Issa, Home Rule Act, Elijah Cummings, commuter tax


Work to begin on affordable housing near Minnesota Ave. Metro

Located on 5 acres adjacent to the Minnesota Avenue Metro station, Park 7 is slated to include 376 residential units (92 percent affordable to households earning 60 percent or less of the area median income), 20,000 square feet of retail and 255 parking spaces. The remaining residential units will be market rate apartments.

Sunday - 08/12/2012, 08:18pm EDT

Tags: Metro, Donatelli Development Inc.,

FBI investigates D.C. commercial property tax settlements

Commercial property owners are seeing smaller bills in the District, and the FBI has launched an investigation.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 10:32am EDT

Tags: property taxes, D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue

House to vote on D.C. 20-week abortion ban

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 09:43am EDT

Tags: abortion,

Residents vent as Pepco scrambles for answers

During the derecho, Pepco had crews from as far away as Canada pitching in. That raises a question: Does Pepco have enough repair crews?

Saturday - 07/14/2012, 08:19am EDT

Tags: Pepco, power company, rate increase, Maryland

Despite long lines, D.C. restaurants shut doors

The line of hungry people spilling onto H Street betrays the closing sign on Capital Q BBQ's front door.

Friday - 07/13/2012, 04:20pm EDT

Tags: alicia lozano, restaurants

Amtrak envisions high-speed rail station under Union Station

Getting from the District to New York City could get a lot easier and quicker under a plan unveiled Monday by rail operator Amtrak.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 04:47pm EDT

Tags: Amtrak, Union Station,

D.C. liquor store owners dubious of Sunday hours

Legislation offered this week by D.C. Councilman Jim Graham would overhaul the District's alcohol code, including allowing Sunday liquor sales, a move being opposed for many liquor store owners.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 06:23am EDT

Tags: Jim Graham, liquor stores

Welcome help: D.C. students lend a hand in Emmitsburg

About 28 high school students from Washington enjoyed being away from the big city for a week, helping with projects to assist this northern Frederick County town.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Gonzaga College High,

D.C. ranks as one of nation's fastest growing cities

New census data show the District gained more than 16,000 residents in the 15 months after April 2010, growth of 2.7 percent.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 06:17am EDT

Tags: Census, growth, Leesburg, gaithersburg, Rockville

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