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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell wasted little time in exercising his new right to add members to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's board of directors, announcing appointments less than a week after federal legislation creating the positions was signed.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and Virginia have reached a tentative agreement on a labor pact that had threatened to quash a deal in which the state would contribute additional money to the Dulles Metrorail project.
In a year when the U.S. Postal Service lost more than $5 billion, former Postmaster General John E. Potter still received more than a quarter-million dollars thanks to a hefty deferred-compensation package, a "lifetime achievement award" and a severance deal, records show.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Friday announced a deal between federal, state and local stakeholders that would cut costs and iron out funding mechanisms for Phase 2 of Metro's expansion to Washington Dulles International Airport.
The voters may not be in agreement with his policies but Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell continues to see his job-approval ratings climb.
Resignation is another Gray setback; Md. legislators warned about likely cuts to federal transport money; D.C. police announce new crime reporting tool; Rep. Wolf seeking more Va. clout on airports authority board; Rain causes flooding, closures; Moody's lauds McDonnell's move; Md. lawmakers call for BGE inquiry.
Judge denies postponement in Lululemon murder case; Nonprofit charged with using HIV-program money for D.C. strip club; Planners agreeing on Dulles rail extension; O'Malley, McDonnell assess Irene damage; Home prices fall in D.C. region; Panel: Md. needs to be more business friendly; Virginia strikes deal to improve once-shuttered rest stops.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority members had a message Wednesday for officials from Virginia, Fairfax and Loudoun counties and the federal government regarding the second phase of the Dulles Metrorail project: The ball's in your court.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Wednesday appointed an urban planner with decades of experience in the capital region to take over the embattled D.C. Taxicab Commission.