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Tarriffs, trade war could make U.S. automakers less competitive, trade association spokeswoman says

The Trump administration's ongoing tariffs and trade war could make U.S. automakers less competitive in the global market, a spokeswoman for a Washington, D.C.-based trade association and lobbying group said during a recent interview.

Washington, D.C.-Arlington area has 21st lowest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Washington, D.C.-Arlington area was more than 10,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 348-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: A Champion of Proactive Diversity in Business

Race, inclusion, diversity—these are the issues that Kogod professor Sonya Grier focuses all of her energy on; and when she talks about her work, her passion shines through.

ASSOCIATION OF GLOBAL AUTOMAKERS: Global Automakers Podcast Episode 1: John Bozzella in Detroit

Welcome to our first episode of our new Global Automakers podcast. In this episode, I take a trip down memory lane when I attended the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last month, an event I have been attending for 25 years.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Atlas Research Volunteers Support Winterhaven Event for DC Area Homeless Veterans

Atlas Research volunteers supported the annual Winterhaven Homeless Stand Down event at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center on January 26, 2019.

BAKER & MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Hires Leading London M&A Lawyer to Bolster China Strategy

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has hired Peter Lu as a Partner and Head of the China Group in London, joining its fast-growing London Corporate practice.

Analysis: Washington, D.C. ranks 3rd among largest U.S. cities with sufficient funds to pay off debts

Washington, D.C. ranks third best among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Analysis: Washington, D.C., ranked most affected by government shutdown

Washington, D.C., ranked No. 1 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year District of Columbia schools attract the most in-state students

Bennett Career Institute, Technical Learning Centers Inc and Career Technical Institute enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year District of Columbia schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

College of Congress, a congressional internship support group, is among 'Renewal Awards' finalists

A D.C.-based group that helps Pell Grant-eligible students secure congressional internships is one of 15 nonprofits in the U.S. selected to be finalists in The Atlantic and Allstate's "The Renewal Awards," according to a recent press release.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Atlas Research Helps National Science Foundation-Funded Research Go Further

Atlas Research recently reached a major milestone with the National Science Foundation (NSF).

ATLAS RESEARCH: Staff Profile: Dr. John Jacocks Serves Veterans Through Medical Training at Rural VA Clinics

It’s not surprising that retired U.S. Army physician Dr. John Jacocks has a self-described soft spot in his heart for Veterans.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Atlas Research Welcomes Christopher Cronin as Vice President

Christopher Cronin joins Atlas Research as the new Vice President of Business Development.

ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: AG Racine Leads 22-State Coalition Against Trump Effort Threatening Legal Status of Long-Time U.S. Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine led a coalition of 22 attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief seeking to stop the Trump administration’s attempt to strip longtime residents of their rights to live and work in the United States, making them subject to possible deportation.

Analysis: D.C., California, New York have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Washington, D.C., ranks No. 5 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Washington, D.C., was rated fifth best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in DC

George Washington University, Georgetown University and Howard University top the list of highest grossing college softball programs in DC in 2016

BAKER & MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Releases 2019 UN Global Compact Communication on Progress

We are delighted to share our 2019 Communication on Progress demonstrating many of the ways in which our Firm and our people have supported the UN Global Compact in the past year.

ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: AG Racine Sues Four Maryland Parents and DCPS Employee for Residency Fraud at D.C. Schools, Seeks $450K+ in Unpaid Tuition, Damages and Fines

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced lawsuits against four Maryland parents for falsifying District residency to send their children to D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) for free.

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