Via Washington Post:  Senate leaders announced a bipartisan deal on Wednesday to raise the debt limit through Feb. 7 and end the 16-day-old government shutdown, and stock markets rose in reaction to the news that the Washington stalemate was nearing an end. The bill must be passed by both the Senate and the House of […]

(Washington, DC)  —  The Metro transit agency has removed 94 of its buses from service following at least two bus fires in recent days.  The latest fire happened yesterday morning on Route 50 in Maryland.  No one was hurt.  Metro spokesman Dan Stessel says the buses that have been sidelined are the Orion-Six series. Just […]

There’s no getting around it. Washington, DC and its surrounding area was built on the back of the Federal government so the looming government shutdown will surely have a debilitating effect on the region’s workers. If no budget gets passed in Congress in time the federal government will be forced into furlough on Friday at […]