Proponents say the measure could ensure continued deliberations with GW Hospital. But lawmakers struggled to understand the bill, which critics said could put the District on a fast track to what could ultimately be a bad deal.
America’s drug epidemic is commonly associated with rural towns and suburbs. But more people died from opioid overdoses than homicides last year in the District of Columbia — as local officials looked the other way.
The closure of Claude Moore Colonial Farm will come after a years-long dispute with the National Park Service, which sought more oversight of the living-history museum that operated for decades on federal land.