by Katie Valentine Posted on December 17, 2014
“There is a good way, instead of just using taxes to build a bridge, why not use a charge on pollution to build not only a bridge, but also clean air so kids can breathe. You get a twofer,” Inslee said. “That’s what we’re going to do.”
by Alice Ollstein Posted on December 16, 2014 Updated: December 17, 2014
The contract would give the company jurisdiction over the medical care of the more than 10,000 DC residents that cycle through the jail every year.
by Aviva Shen Posted on October 25, 2014
A student told the Seattle Times that the girl in question was one of the victims.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 1, 2014
Unlike most American workers, either in the public or private workforce, DC city workers can now take paid time off for a new baby.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on September 17, 2014
Though more than half the Republican Party still denies the reality of climate change, the evidence may soon be lapping at their feet.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on September 16, 2014 Updated: September 16, 2014
"We have to be wary of a Congress that at any time can overturn local laws," said DC Mayor Vince Gray.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 12, 2014
Washington Governor Jay Inslee is asking for federal funds to assist families who lost their homes.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 3, 2014
Amid economic boom times for many in the Washington, D.C. area, its growing homeless population faces an even tougher winter.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 6, 2014
"While no single wildfire can be said to be caused by climate change, climate change has been making the fire season in the U.S. longer and on average more intense," says a new White House video.
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 30, 2014 Updated: July 31, 2014
A new plan aims to reverse the river's long history of pollution.