Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Matt E. Stevens

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Matt E. Stevens is the creator and chief blogger of Prune Juice Media. The site takes a sarcastic and informative look at the issues of the day – namely politics and current affairs. The goal of the site is to share information and make people laugh, or at least think. Matt is a contributing writer for Politic365.

MD Senator Takes a Shot at Reinstating Felon Voting Rights. Good...

Ahead of what seems like a contentious 2012 voting season, a bill has been introduced in Congress that would give back some rights to...

Taxicab Confessions and High Fares in D.C.

If you are trying to “cab it” around Washington, D.C. anytime soon, you may want to check your wallet first. Taxicabs fares in the...

LGBT City Councilmember Charlotte’s First

In a moment possibly indicative of the “New South” observers are talking about, barriers are quietly being torn down on the Charlotte, North Carolina...

Feuding Over L.A. City Council’s 1st Black President

Some people just cannot to be happy for others. Or, at least their actions make it seem that way. Turn to the Los Angeles City Council...

Detroit’s Financial Turf War With Michigan

City and state government officials are gearing up for a public fight about how to rescue cash-strapped Detroit from a financial meltdown. The Motor City’s...

Charlotte Beats Cincinnati In Tug-of-War For Chiquita

Miss Chiquita, the iconic symbol of bananas and pineapples, is packing her bags and leaving Cincinnati soon. Chiquita Brands International, Inc. announced the relocation of...

Columbus Mayor Puts Cash Behind City Pitch

Let local officials tell it and Columbus, Ohio is a prime destination for tourists and business travelers. So, the state capital’s mayor is putting...

Election 2012: It’s the Jobless Numbers, Stupid

There is at least some good news on the employment front after the November numbers were released this morning. But, of course, you expected that....

D.C. Council Takes a Hard Look at Ethics … and Itself

Change is coming to the District of Columbia. Well … maybe.  That’s if efforts to address the long history of ethics violations in local...

DC Mayor’s Musical Chairs

One thing you can never knock Washington, D.C.’s local government for is their ability to embrace sudden staff changes. Shortly before Thanksgiving, Mayor Vincent Gray announced...