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Board clears way for D.C. budget autonomy referendum

An effort to end Congressional review of the District of Columbia's municipal budget will appear on the ballot despite concerns from the city's top attorney about its legality.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 05:19pm EST

Tags: Home Rule Act, D.C. autonomy,

Grosso sworn in as newest DC councilmember

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 01:08pm EST

Tags: David Grosso,

'Tussle' over higher speed limits: Mayor Gray vs. D.C. council

Speed limits and speeding fines on some major commuter routes in the nation's capital will remain higher at least until the early 2013. While the D.C. Council recently passed a bill to lower the limits and fines, the council and Mayor Vincent Gray are at odds over who has final say in the decision.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 03:29pm EST

Tags: speed cameras

Brown 'moving toward' run for Council

Outgoing D.C. Councilmember Michael A. Brown says he's "moving toward" a run for a vacant council seat in an April special election.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 11:51am EST

Tags: Anita Bonds

D.C. councilman reimbursed for trip to celebrity memorial service

A local politician is facing questions on why he had taxpayers foot the bill for his trip to a celebrity memorial service.

Friday - 12/14/2012, 09:28am EST

Tags: Jim Graham, Elizabeth Taylor, Whitman-Walker Clinic, Washington City Paper

D.C. to release depositions amid lottery probe

District of Columbia officials have agreed to release three depositions that could shed light on an investigation of the city's handling of its lottery contract.

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 12:09pm EST

Tags: lottery, online gambling

Nadeau launches early bid for D.C. Council

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 09:10am EST

Tags: Brianne Nadeau,

D.C. Council expecting busy end of term

The D.C. Council will try to complete work on dozens of bills before the end of the year, including an overhaul of parking for disabled drivers and possible reductions in traffic-camera fines.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 01:10pm EST


D.C. Council panel approves $11M tax break for Howard Town Center

The D.C. Council's finance and revenue committee unanimously approved an $11 million tax abatement for the Howard Town Center during a brief mark-up session Thursday afternoon.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 02:08pm EST

Tags: Howard Town Center, Natwar Gandhi,

Barry: Only 'liberal white folks' care about turkey funding

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry certainly isn't shy about making racial comments.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 12:19pm EST

Tags: Marion Barry, Washington City Paper, WJLA

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