Funny Money: A proposal to study whether Virginia should spend more than $17,000 studying whether to have its own, separate currency passed the Commonwealth’s House of Delegates yesterday. And yes, that’s American money. -3

Fancy Facial Hair: The Wizards’ Martell Webster says he “pampers” his beard with Moroccan oil. +1

Tree Time: Washington is a top city for urban forests, according to a conservation organization. +1

Egg Nap: Washington celebrity chef José Andrés wants to “sleep on an omelette.” +2

Monday’s Needle rating: 61 Today’s score: +1 Today’s Needle rating: 62