Daily Archives: June 18, 2020

DC-Area Leaders Hail Supreme Court’s Ruling on DACA

Local leaders in the D.C. area praised the Supreme Court’s historic ruling Thursday on the status of immigrants who were illegally brought to the United States as children.  D.C. Mayor Muriel Bower said she stands with recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program.  “DREAMers represent the best of us and our values as a nation of immigrants,†she…

Virginia Democrat Runs to Become First Black Woman Governor in US

A Virginia state senator is launching a bid to be the state’s next governor, which if successful would make her the nation’s first African-American woman to lead a state. Sen. Jennifer McClellan announced Thursday that she’s running for governor in 2021, saying she has the right skill set and track record to rebuild the state’s economy, safety nets and communities…

Arlington County Proposes $1M for Body-Worn Camera Program

After weeks-long demonstrations demanding police reform across the country over the police-involved killings of Rayshard Brooks, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, Arlington County is moving ahead with a plan to provide police and the sheriff’s department with body-worn cameras. County Manager Mark Schwartz is budgeting more than $1 million for the program. Schwartz said the decision was spurred by calls…