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Eight candidates have submitted petitions to run for an open D.C. Council seat in a special election this spring.
Parents could be charged if children miss too many school days under a bill proposed by a District of Columbia councilmember.
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.
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.
Outgoing D.C. Councilmember Michael A. Brown says he's "moving toward" a run for a vacant council seat in an April special election.
A local politician is facing questions on why he had taxpayers foot the bill for his trip to a celebrity memorial service.
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.
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.
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