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Deal for new soccer stadium heads to D.C. lawmakers

For the first time, lawmakers in D.C. will consider a deal for a 20,000-seat soccer stadium at Buzzard Point, according to The Washington Post.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 07:57am EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli, D.C. United, Washington Post, Vincent Gray, D.C. Council

Judge bars DC from putting budget law into effect

A federal judge has barred the District of Columbia from implementing a law that purported to give the city the ability to spend its local tax dollars without authorization from Congress.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 03:27pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Budget, D.C. Council, Congress

Fixing election night delays could cost millions

Potential remedies for election night delays in D.C. might cost millions of dollars, according to elections leaders who spoke at a public hearing Tuesday.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 08:00am EDT

Tags: Elections, Democratic mayoral primary, Nick Iannelli, Deborah Nichols, D.C. Council

Activists praise D.C. Council reforms in sex assault cases

Last year, a human rights organization sharply criticized D.C. police for what it called callous treatment of sexual assault cases. But now, the it has changed its tune offering high praise for a package of reforms passed by the D.C. Council.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 07:36am EDT

Tags: dick uliano, sexual assault, D.C. Council

D.C. Council hears pleas to improve conditions at city's largest shelter

Even as police continue to search for Relisha Rudd, D.C. Council heard pleas to improve conditions and reduce the numbers of families staying at the city's largest homeless shelter where Relisha lived with her family.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:36pm EDT

Tags: Relisha Rudd, D.C. General Shelter for Families, D.C. Council, homelessness, Max Smith

Boehner: Congress will 'look at' DC pot bill

House Speaker John Boehner says he's sure Congress will look at a law passed by the D.C. Council that decriminalizes possession of less than one ounce of marijuana in the nation's capital.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 03:38pm EST

Tags: marijuana, decriminalizing marijuana, D.C. Council, John Boehner, Congress

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