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.
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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.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 30, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
State officials are considering both a cap-and-trade system and a carbon tax, in a move that would join them with California and some Canadian provinces in a coordinated effort.
by Scott Keyes Posted on July 25, 2014
It's now legal to smoke marijuana in the privacy of a Washingtonian's home. But the homeless still risk citation and arrest.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 24, 2014
Severe thunderstorms have tamed record-breaking fires in Washington state, but now the threat of flash floods and landslides is growing in burned out areas.