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CHRISTIAN PAZ FOR THE HOYA A measure to decriminalize fare evasion for WMATA riders advanced through the Washington, D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety Oct. 4. If approved by the full D.C. Council, the proposed legislation will reduce the penalty for failing to pay for Metro travel to a civil offense and a $50 fine.

DC Council Moves to Decriminalize Metro Fare Evasion

The Washington, D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety unanimously passed a measure to decriminalize fare evasion, or the failure to pay for metro travel, for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority riders Oct. 4. If approved by the full D.C. Council later this month, the bill will downgrade[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Maryland Senate Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

On Monday, the Maryland Senate voted overwhelmingly to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, following in the footsteps of 24 other states, including the District of Columbia. The decision comes in the wake of the D.C. Council’s March 4 10-1 vote overwhelmingly in favor of the decriminalization of small[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments City News