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Proposed Family Leave in D.C. Will Be Country’s Most Generous

If the proposed legislation by Washington D.C. council is passed, workers in the city could get up to 16 weeks of paid leave to take care of the sick or newborn. The legislation, if becomes law will make Washington D.C. the city with the most generous family leave benefit in the United States. In fact, it...

Washington D.C is the 2nd Best City to Accumulate Wealth in the United States

According to a study carried out by Bankrate.com, a financial information website, Washington D.C is the second biggest city to build wealth in the U.S out of the nation’s 18 largest metropolitans. Houston is the best place to create wealth in the United States based on factors such as income levels,...

House Passes D.C. Voucher Bill

The House has passed legislation reauthorizing a D.C. school voucher program. The vote has been high priority for departing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). Passed by 240-191, the program provides $45 million in scholarships to D.C. students from low-income families to attend private schools. It is has...

Protests Occur After Detention of Black Teenager

On Monday evening, Jason Goolsby a freshman at the University of the District of Columbia was arrested by police outside a bank in Southeast. Jason was contemplating whether to withdraw some cash from his bank account along the Pennsylvania Avenue. A woman pushing a baby stroller approached him and he...

Investigations Underway For D.C. Metro System Electrical Malfunction

Following the incident that happened with regard to a Metro system electrical malfunction in January, Federal investigators who have been investigating the incident, recommended that the oversight of the troubled subway system be assumed by the federal government. Should this happen, it will come as an...

Pope Francis Visits D.C.

Pope Francis’ long-awaited visit to the US finally came to be, as he was greeted by exuberant crowds across the streets of Washington D.C. The pope took time during his D.C. visit to address a number of issues during his first public address to the nation. Among the crucial issues he touched on were...

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