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Metro riders may soon see fewer delays, fewer accidents and incidents and more police in stations. Those are the goals of the new head of the troubled, 40-year-old rail system, but he’s facing huge challenges, as a Metro report released Thursday vividly illustrated.
The Obama administration is requesting $50.1 billion in next year’s budget to fund a foreign policy that Secretary of State John Kerry has characterized as U.S. global engagement “in arena after arena.”
Dalia Catalan and about 130 others testified last week at a hearing hosted by the D.C. Council, sharing their stories and reasons to support or oppose the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015.
The Department of Homeland Security aims to increase the use of social media significantly in the vetting process of refugees and visa applicants.
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Tuesday a plan to close the problematic D.C. General Family Shelter by 2018 by moving existing residents to smaller shelters with more services all over the city.