Maryland Legislators Reflect on Successes and Failures

At midnight on April 8th, the majority leader in both houses of the Maryland General Assembly announced “sine die,” the end of the 90-day session. So how did Governor O’Malley’s final legislative agenda fare?

National Park Service: The Trees Will Bloom Soon

It’s called the nation’s greatest springtime celebration, but there’s one thing missing from the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington.

First Grade Film Earns White House Praise

These seven-year-olds are far from camera shy. In fact, starring in their own film earned them a trip to the White House.

Local Ukrainians Weigh in on Crisis Abroad

Montgomery County Delegate Kirill Reznik spent the first four years of his life in Ukraine, until he and his parents received visas to immigrate to the U.S.

New Animal Shelter Opens in Montgomery County

Owned and operated by the Montgomery County Police Department, The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is open for business.

D.C. Cherry Blossoms Will Be At Peak Bloom In Mid-April

With spring just a few weeks away and several inches of snow on the ground, the question on everyone’s mind is ​when will we see D.C.’s cherry blossoms in bloom?​ The answer is good news.

Congressman Sponsors Bill to Raise Awareness of Relationship Violence

On Valentine’s Day, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger introduced a bill to honor the memory of Yeardley Love and shed light on the issue of domestic abuse.

Snow Won’t Keep Florist From Making Valentine’s Day Deliveries

It’s not Valentine’s Day without roses, but will snow keep all those flower orders from being delivered? At Bell Flowers in Silver Spring, the answer is no way.

National Day of Prayer Unites Faith Leaders and CBC

It was an intermingling of church and state on Capitol Hill today when members of the Congressional Black Caucus and faith leaders from across the country came together for a National Day of Prayer to end poverty and income inequality.

New Scholarship Program Helps Dreamers Go To College

The children of undocumented immigrants, also known as Dreamers, now have access to more than 25 million dollars in college scholarships as part of a new national movement called TheDream.US.