Friday, May 25 – In the News


FOSTER CARE
This region’s children in foster care are especially likely to “age out” with no legal family ties. “Virginia had the nation’s highest percentage … 21 percent of its caseload. West Virginia ranked sixth and the District ranked eighth, with 12 percent of their caseloads aging out. Maryland ranked 11th, with 11 percent…”  (WaTimes, 5/25)

TRANSPORTATION/COMMUNITIES
Pearlstein: Water transport is a regional opportunity (WaPo, 5/25)
“Right now, much of the impetus is coming from National Harbor developer Milt Peterson…”

HOMELESSNESS
[D.C.] Metro and D.C. officials pursue plan to build a new Metrobus garage on land at the D.C. Village homeless shelter. (WaPo, 5/25 – Scroll down) – (as reported earlier in Street Sense)

REGIONAL BUDGETS
[Md.] Prince George’s, Montgomery, and Howard counties approve budgets for next fiscal year. (WaPo, 5/24)