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D.C. Council members batted away a proposal Tuesday that would pair the Metropolitan Police Department and its labor union to study retention and recruitment of D.C. officers, but they agreed that staffing is a key priority ahead of a potentially violent summer.
No one disputes that D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. favors jobs for city residents. So it struck us as odd last week when Mr. Thomas — who in 2007 introduced the Jobs for D.C. Residents Amendment Act that required that D.C. residents receive increased preferences for employment in the city government — cited legal precedent to interpret the District's Human Rights Act as protecting out-of-state residents from employment discrimination in city jobs.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's former chief of staff testified Thursday that she made errors in hiring for the administration and allowed informal standards to guide how much appointees were paid.
Gray 'cronyism' hearings resume; 9 victims in overnight D.C. violence; D.C. movie office increase raises concerns; D.C. medical marijuana ready to start; Va. Assembly rejects insurance for abortions; Dulles to get underground Metro stop; Md. Assembly has hectic final stretch
A D.C. Council member is questioning a 22 percent budget increase for the District's Office of Motion Picture and TV Development.
A D.C. Council member on Wednesday cried foul over a four-member city agency slated for a budget increase that would cover the salary of the daughter of a close confidante of Mayor Vincent C. Gray.
The District needs to tighten its rules on school residency as nonresidents bilk the system and the system milks taxpayers.
The D.C. Health Department does not have copies of its own records of a nonprofit company run by a convicted drug dealer that received more than $400,000 in grants to renovate a job-training center that was never completed.
A D.C. council member introduced ambitious legislation to stem truancy among youth and recognize behavioral issues that could lead to violence one year after several youths were gunned down in front of a house on South Capitol Street.