Latest from Michael Brice-Saddler

Virginia, Maryland lifting mask mandates Saturday

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan joins Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam in loosening restriction for fully vaccinated people based on new federal guidance.
  • May 14, 2021

A little scared of needles, but really happy to be vaccinated

After CDC authorization, younger adolescents start getting their coronavirus shots in the District.
  • May 13, 2021

More than 13,000 District unemployment claimants missed payments this spring

At heated session with D.C. Council, agency director acknowledges problems, says some claimants may have lost eligibility.
  • May 12, 2021

D.C. to remove capacity, activity restrictions for most businesses on May 21

With caseloads declining, concerts, sports venues can return to full capacity June 11.
  • May 10, 2021

Stalled payments, conflicting answers: D.C. unemployment woes trigger investigation

The city’s employment services director is expected to testify before a frustrated D.C. Council on Wednesday.
  • May 9, 2021

Maryland governor grants posthumous pardons for 34 Black lynching victims

The pardons by Gov. Larry Hogan include one for 15-year-old Howard Cooper, who was lynched in Towson in 1885.
  • May 8, 2021

In nod to statehood bid, Bowser admitted to Democratic Governors Association

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser says statehood for the city is a matter of voting representation.
  • May 5, 2021

D.C. Council refuses to raise funding cap for United Medical Center, triggering oversight board

Amid sharp declines in patient counts and concerns about outcomes, some lawmakers said outside control may be needed.
  • May 4, 2021

Ryan Jones, a local lawyer, declares candidacy for D.C. attorney general

Jones is the first candidate to possibly challenge incumbent Attorney General Karl A. Racine.
  • Apr 26, 2021

D.C. to ease restrictions, change vaccine sign-ups as cases slowly fall in region

Maryland spike in cases has largely eased; both Maryland and Virginia will resume use of J&J vaccine.
  • Apr 26, 2021