| Washington Post (DC) | Editorial
The problem with being a ward of Congress can be neatly summed up in the Bilbray amendment to the fiscal 1999 D.C. appropriations bill, which passed the House last week. Thanks to Rep. Brian P. Billbray, a Republican from California, children in the District of Columbia could be criminally prosecuted for succumbing to the sophisticated marketing techniques of the tobacco industry and retailers. You heard it right.
| Marstar | Editorial
On behalf of the half million permanent residents of the nation's capitol, 20 activists have brought to the highest court in the land a case that has the chance to finally right the unresolved issue of the representation and local control in the District of Columbia.