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Councilmembers' bill would slash D.C. speed camera fines

A proposal by three members of the D.C. Council would reduce speed camera fines in the District from the highest in the nation to a maximum of $50.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 10:55am EDT

Tags: Tommy Wells, Mary Cheh, Marion Barry, speed cameras, D.C. Department of Transportation, mark segraves, Metropolitan Police Department

District to seek budget autonomy through referendum

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson will propose legislation Tuesday seeking to put a voter referendum on a future ballot that would give District leaders more power to freely spend local tax dollars.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 05:01pm EDT

Tags: Phil Mendelson,

D.C. Council approves reckless driving changes

The D.C. Council has approved a bill that would prevent residents from getting their driver's licenses revoked for what they say are simple speeding tickets in other states.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 07:05pm EDT


Top D.C. Council staffers earning six figures

Working at the top of the D.C. Council pays.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 10:46am EDT

Tags: Phil Mendelson, Jim Graham, The Washington Examiner

Ministers to hold rally for embattled D.C. mayor

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 03:53am EDT

Tags: d.c scandal, Scandal

Start-up company gets a big boost from D.C. Council

A rising car service company scored a big win in the District Tuesday.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 04:56pm EDT

Tags: Uber D.C., Councilmember Mary Cheh

US to sell former councilmember's vehicles

The federal government has taken possession of two vehicles once owned by former D.C. councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. and is preparing to sell them.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 06:05pm EDT

Tags: Harry Thomas Jr., D.C. Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation, Millicent West, Kwame Brown, vincent gray, Adrian Fenty, Team Thomas, Marshall Banks

D.C. mayor stands by housing agency pick

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray says he's standing by his pick to head the city's housing agency despite the man's affair with a subordinate while in a similar job in Philadelphia.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 11:44am EDT

Tags: D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development, Michael Kelly, vincent gray,

Marion Barry: Council is 'laughingstock of the nation'

While Phil Mendelson's colleagues voted unanimously to install him as interim chairman, the fight over interim chairman pro tempore, a largely ceremonial position, was contentious and exposed deep divisions in the 12-member council.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 08:15am EDT

Tags: Kwame Brown, Phil Mendelson,

Mendelson elected interim council chairman

The D.C. Council has elected at-large Councilmember Phil Mendelson interim chairman.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 11:08am EDT

Tags: Kwame Brown, Phil Mendelson

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