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Radios, Training Remain Concerns in Hearing on Metro Fatality

Radios, Training Remain Concerns in Hearing on Metro Fatality

District of Columbia lawmakers are examining how prepared the city is for emergencies on the subway system in the... Watch »

Feb 5, 2015
Campus Sex Assault Bill in Va. House

Campus Sex Assault Bill in Va. House

Legislation to assure that sexual assaults on college campuses are reported to police and prosecutors is advancing... Read »

Feb 5, 2015
Va. Inmate Lawmaker Votes Against Prohibiting Porn in Jail

Va. Inmate Lawmaker Votes Against Prohibiting Porn in Jail

A Virginia lawmaker who spends his nights in jail is opposing a measure aimed at keeping pornography out of the... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: Pandas, Not Panic, at the Zoo

Sherwood's Notebook: Pandas, Not Panic, at the Zoo

As NBC4 first reported this week, the zoo is not closing itself off with sealed entrances, body searches and other... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
New Maryland Governor Outlines Tax Relief Plans

New Maryland Governor Outlines Tax Relief Plans

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will be delivering his first State of the State speech. Watch »

Feb 4, 2015
Ashton Carter Fields Policy Questions in Confirmation Hearing

Ashton Carter Fields Policy Questions in Confirmation Hearing

NBC Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses Wednesday's confirmation hearing for Secretary of Defense pick... Watch »

Feb 4, 2015
Suspensions of Preschoolers Could End in D.C.

Suspensions of Preschoolers Could End in D.C.

A D.C. Council committee will hold a hearing on a bill that would ban out-of-school suspensions for preschoolers. Read »

Feb 4, 2015
House GOP Approves Full Obamacare Repeal

House GOP Approves Full Obamacare Repeal

House Republicans once again voted to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, continuing their efforts... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Va. Senate Votes to Ban Job Discrimination Against Gays

Va. Senate Votes to Ban Job Discrimination Against Gays

Thanks to a tie-breaking vote by Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, the Republican-controlled Virginia Senate passed a bill... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
D.C. Mayor Bowser Spent $1.15 Million on Inaugural Festivities

D.C. Mayor Bowser Spent $1.15 Million on Inaugural Festivities

A new financial report shows that District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser spent $1.15 million on her inaugural... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Vaccine Debate Gets Political

Vaccine Debate Gets Political

NBC's Mark Murray discusses the increasingly political debate over vaccinations. Watch »

Feb 3, 2015
Bill Would Rename UDC for Marion Barry

Bill Would Rename UDC for Marion Barry

A D.C. Council member wants to rename the city's only public university after the late former mayor Marion Barry. Read »

Feb 3, 2015
New Law: Privacy for Domestic Violence Survivors

New Law: Privacy for Domestic Violence Survivors

Maryland officials are holding a briefing on a new law that ensures privacy of confidential medical information for... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Obama to GOP: Don't Let Budget Fight Torpedo Security

Obama to GOP: Don't Let Budget Fight Torpedo Security

President Barack Obama defended his new $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday amid Republican criticism, by arguing... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Md. Lawmakers to Introduce Right-to-Die Bill

Md. Lawmakers to Introduce Right-to-Die Bill

Two lawmakers are planning to introduce a bill that would allow terminally ill people in Maryland to end their... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Obama's Budget Targets Income Inequality

Obama's Budget Targets Income Inequality

The president's new budget moves beyond the politics of austerity, putting a new focus on relieving income... Watch »

Feb 2, 2015
D.C. Ends Fiscal Year With $200M Surplus

D.C. Ends Fiscal Year With $200M Surplus

District of Columbia officials said the city ended the last fiscal year with a surplus of $203 million. Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Va. Senate Votes to Ban Common Core

Va. Senate Votes to Ban Common Core

The state Senate has voted to prohibit adoption of the national Common Core curriculum standards in Virginia public... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Montgomery County Considers Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

Montgomery County Considers Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

Montgomery County is considering whether businesses should be required to give workers paid sick leave. Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Hillary to Delay '16 Announcement?

Hillary to Delay '16 Announcement?

NBC's Carrie Dann discusses a Politico report stating Hillary Clinton may delay a presidential campaign launch until... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Community Shred Set for Mar. 7
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Mar. 7. Read more
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