Drain the swamp? No, let’s just move it, Rep. Chaffetz suggests.

From The Washington Post: Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) wants to do more than drain the swamp. He wants to dismantle it piece by piece and redistribute it to the rest of America. Chaffetz, who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, proposed a resolution that asserts it is unnecessary for federal agencies to be

The Washington Region Gained 55,600 Jobs Between 2015 and 2016

Job Gains Revised Down from Preliminary Releases The Washington region added 55,600 jobs between 2015 and 2016 based on data released today from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), or 16,800 fewer jobs than indicated by the preliminary releases. In the preliminary releases, the region had been on pace to add 72,400 jobs in

Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory is biggest attraction in city

From The Washington Post: Old Town Alexandria’s acclaimed Torpedo Factory Art Center is the single largest tourist attraction in the city, according to a new study by a respected economist, and should be used as a catalyst to draw more visitors. The report by George Mason University economist Stephen S. Fuller comes eight months after

Can Washington Retain Millennials?

From The Washington Post: Millennials have been flocking to Washington for nearly a decade, lured by the promise of plentiful jobs and high wages in the aftermath of the Great Recession. But will they stay? Researchers say it’s doubtful. “We hear a lot about millennials as though they’re mythological creatures from another planet — a