Lowering the bar – Wednesday, May 13th

It’ll be breezy and cooler today, with highs around 70, with more of the same tomorrow.


An Amtrak train from DC en route to New York derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least six people and injuring over one hundred. The accident has stopped rail service between Philadelphia and NYC, and delayed or cancelled several other northbound Amtrak trains today.



3 were shot in separate incidences around the city on Tuesday.


Gov. Larry Hogan signed 350 bills into law yesterday, including a (not really) repeal of the ‘rain tax’ (counties are still responsible for coming up with stormwater remediation money), better whistleblower protection for government contractors, and a bill that will help pave the way for MD police departments to begin body camera programs.