By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
D.C. police cameras don't deter crime; Md. lawmaker floats plan for flash-mob legislation; D.C. welfare-to-work director fired, rehired; Md. man attends every redistricting meeting; Gray adopts, tweaks Atlanta hiring project; Little voter enthusiasm in Prince George's over Johnson seat; Man charged in seven area bank robberies; McDonnell appoints prominent lawyer to Metro board; Phillips closes at Harbor Place.
The director of the D.C. welfare-to-work program Project Empowerment, who was fired in February, has recently been rehired, according to the city.
Alexander gets Ward 7 challenge; Va. Democrats relish Perry's visit today; Md. lawmakers talk gas tax hike; Insanity plea appears unlikely in Lululemon killing; Leggett confident about teen curfew; Man charged in latest transgender shooting; D.C. activists want abortion ban off Senate spending bill; McDonnell hints at more changes to Va. pension plan.
D.C. officials and Wal-Mart announced a three-year, $3 million pilot program Thursday to provide 2,000 city residents with skills needed to succeed in retail, as the box-store giant continues to prepare for at least four locations in the nation's capital.
District police said Wednesday they have charged a city employee and are looking for a second suspect in connection with the alleged groping of two young women in the city's Summer Youth Employment Program.
The former director of the D.C. Department of Employment Services says she was fired recently because, in part, she expressed concerns that the District was improperly funding a jobs program that caters mostly to ex-offenders.