Virginia’s governor gets into a regional spat over Metro and the Silver Line. The D.C. Council advances one of the nation’s most generous paid leave policies. And a longtime Maryland state senator decides he won't retire amid a fight for his seat.
More than twelve years after District residents first voted to legalize medical marijuana, the DC Council held hearings this week to discuss implementing such a measure. We find out what happened at the hearing, and explore yet unanswered questions — like who’ll be eligible for prescriptions, and who’ll be responsible for cultivation & distribution.
- David Catania D.C. Councilmember (I-At Large); Chairman of the Committee on Health
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