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Report Gives D.C. a ‘C’ Grade, Baltimore ‘C+’ for Housing Affordability

t isn’t shocking by any stretch, but a new report giving the D.C. area a “C” grade for housing affordability says a lot about what is happening in regions where housing costs often suck up a large chunk of residents’ paychecks.

11/17/2014

Living in the United States is getting costlier and that's partially due to rent increases.  (File photo. Getty Images)

During Shutdown, Congressional Pay Strikes A Nerve

When Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., was asked whether he’d continue to collect his paycheck during the government shutdown, he offered a defiant response: “Dang straight.”

10/12/2013

Researchers are investigating whether an increase in wealth correlates to an increase in permanent happiness over time. (File photo. Credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Va. Tax Collections Dip for August

Virginia’s general tax collections dipped slightly in August thanks to a routine drop in collections of individual income taxes withheld from salaries and paychecks and a decline in sales tax receipts.

09/12/2013