Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. As permitted by the U.S. Constitution, the District is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and is therefore not a part of any U.S. state.The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the preexisting settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria.
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    … of Justice, we like FIRREA because whistleblowers are often able to remain anonymous and not have their identity disclosed. MahanyLaw – America’s FIRREA and Bank Whistleblower Lawyers As one of the nation’s most successful whistleblower firms, we handle all types of whistleblower claims… Medicare fraud, defense contractor overbilling, state Medicaid fraud…

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  • What Is the Three Strikes Law?

    … kinds of laws have a long history. Repeat offender laws go back over a hundred years but the first modern Three Strikes Law was passed in Washington D.C. in 1993. California followed suit a year later by passing a similar law in 1994. Three Strikes Laws apply to felony offenses in most cases. For example, a person who has three separate convictions…

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  • Whistleblower Collects $6 Million – A Christmas Story

    … security clearance. They also “cleared” Aaron Alexis, the madman who shot 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard a few years ago. No vendor or contractor can be 100% perfect on every background check but the Wall Street Journal found that 8 of USIS’ employees have been convicted of fabricating information. According to Blake Percival, the company…

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  • National Whistleblower Day – Finally!

    … The US Senate Passed a Resolution Designating July 30 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day The House of Representatives is in recess. The Senate is finishing up debate on a cyber security bill and everyone is racing to leave Washington D.C. for the August recess. But some long overdue recognition was finally forthcoming today…

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