Y’all already know what time it is. We’re going to smear the DMV greatness in everyone’s face. Starting In general news, the Virginia police department has been routinely using secret GPS rings to track people’s cells phones. Also, did you know that D.C. has the highest average rent in the country? At around $2,300/month for a one-bedroom apartment, our pockets are feeling it.
In politics, it looks like Mayor Bowser is investing in D.C.’s police amid worries concerning staff shortages. Watch BridgeTV to see her tweet. In Virginia, the Governor is looking into banning sales of Delta 8, which are hemp products that he considers marijuana. He is proposing people face a misdemeanor charge if they have more than two ounces in their procession. In Maryland, Governor Hogan has vetoed the Child Interrogation Protection Act, which would have required that children be allowed to consult with a lawyer before they are interrogated by the police.
In entertainment news, Taraji P. Henson has a special announcement with her TPH By Taraji products. Take a look at BridgeTV. While you’re there, DMV’s own Almira Zaky is representing Virginia on NBC’s American Song Contest. Take a look.
Let’s end things off with what’s happening around town. DC’s own Taraji P. Henson will deliver the speech at the 2022 Commencement Ceremony for Howard University. The Third Annual DMV T.V. & Film Summit is this weekend, presented by the DMV’s own Executive Producer, Tressa Azarel. Get your tickets now! Also, this weekend is the National Cannabis Festival featuring Wiz Khalifa, Slick Rick, Backyard band, and more. It will be held at RFK Stadium.
Well, there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. This sums up What’s Going On D.C.? Follow me @TheMediaPrince on everything and follow the hashtag #WGODC.