John McCain got a standing ovation when he walked on to the Senate floor yesterday. He cast the deciding vote to allow debate on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare. He is recovering from surgery after having been diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer. Now the Senate will work on changes to the House plan.
Contaminants detected in water samples throughout the country pose health risks but are perfectly legal under the Safe Drinking Water Act, a new report released today. Found almost 300 contaminants present in water supplies, many at levels above what scientific studies have found pose health risks. If you decide to drink tap water, — it’s surprisingly fine to do so in some cases — the Environmental Working Group recommends using a filter.
It’s no secret that there’s a shortage of affordable housing. In Georgetown, they’re hoping a new development will help curb the problem. The Housing Authority in Georgetown believes there’s a deficit of almost 4,500 affordable homes or apartments.
St. Edwards University is working on finding temporary housing for 400 students. The Pavillion apartments where the students were supposed to live, are still under construction.