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Metro Takes $8 Million Sequestration Hit

March 15, 2013 The Washington-area transit system will lose about $8 million of the $150 million in funding Metro gets from the federal government each year, the Washington Post has reported. The reduction will affect long-term projects, such as bus purchases and station improvements, according to Carol Kissal, Metro’s chief financial officer. It...

No criminal charges for former Commerce secretary after traffic accidents

July 3, 2012 Los Angeles County prosecutors have opted not to file criminal charges against former Commerce Secretary John Bryson, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. Bryson stepped down on June 21 after taking a short medical leave of absence following several traffic accidents he said were the result of a seizure he suffered....