Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s home in Arlington, Va., and Clara Barton’s downtown Washington office, where she ran an operation to search for missing Civil War soldiers, are among 24 sites around the nation’s capital competing for $1 million in historic preservation grants.
Three charter school operators are applying for fast-track approval to operate 10 campuses serving thousands of Washington students.
A Maryland House of Delegates committee voted 13-7 on Monday night to expand gambling in the state to allow table games such as blackjack and a Washington-area casino, setting up a vote by the full House on Tuesday.
Prince George’s County is launching a task force and hiring a lobbyist to focus efforts on bringing the FBI headquarters to the county.
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin says the Defense Department and the Environmental Protection Agency have signed an agreement governing the cleanup of 13 Superfund sites at Joint Base Andrews, formerly known as Andrews Air Force Base.