Breakfast links: Who's got the authority in Virginia?
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McDonnell gets Metro seat, lets cash flow:
After fighting for more than a year, Governor McDonnell and the NVTC have reached an agreement
where McDonnell will get to appoint his 1 member to the WMATA Board, and McDonnell will stop trying to withhold promised Metro funding. (Examiner)
MWAA might start being more open:
The airports authority is under pressure to increase transparency
; it posts no agendas or minutes online, streams no meetings, and doesn't comply with FOIA laws. The board will meet Wednesday on the issue. (Examiner)
Gray allegations made into a federal case:
At least one witness testified before a grand jury
in the federal probe of allegations by Sulaimon Brown and others regarding the Gray campaign and potential fundraising violations. (Post)
The return of Georgia Avenue's mini-cities?:
Georgia Avenue was once a thriving thoroughfare with mini-cities from Shaw to Shepherd Park. President Clinton walked the strip. Is now the time
for this historic and lively commercial corridor? (Post)
Anti sentiment varies by gender:
Women are much more likely than men
to fight proposals to build power plants, malls and big box stores, while men are more likely to oppose apartments and condos. Why? There's not a clear answer. (NYT via RPUS
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