By Andrew P. Napolitano
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A D.C. Council committee approved legislation Tuesday to increase the monitoring of troubled youths, fast-tracking the measure on the same day that five young men went on trial for a mass shooting in Southeast that prompted the bill.
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In an interview on Saturday, Tim Day, the only Republican vying to replace Harry Thomas Jr. on the D.C. Council, won't go on the record and delve into mayoral recall territory or talk trash about the two dozen other contenders vying for the Ward 5 council seat.
Still reeling from the downfall of native son Harry Thomas Jr., D.C. stakeholders are pondering their next moves by envisioning short- and long-term snapshots of a city with no kingmakers.
D.C. Council member Tommy Wells on Wednesday called for the elimination of special funds the city's lawmakers are supposed to use to help the needy — money critics consider "slush funds" rarely tapped to help residents.
The Senior HIV/AIDS Education and Outreach Program Establishment Act of 2011, introduced by D.C. Council member David Catania, isn't as helpful as you might be led to believe.
District officials agreed Friday to take another look at city regulations on awarding contracts, following a dispute about a company awarded a landscaping job with the lowest bid but no D.C. residents as employees.
Two D.C. Council members are calling on Harry Thomas Jr. to resign his council seat after he settled a lawsuit brought by the city accusing him of using money from a charity he operated as a personal slush fund.
Charter school advocates are sounding a new alarm: The South Capitol Street Tragedy Memorial Act undermines teaching and learning and could push highly skilled teachers out the schoolhouse door.
The D.C. politician whose allegations wreaked havoc on the Gray administration before it ever got rolling, strode into city hall on Monday to finally give his on-the-record account about purported campaign payoffs and other electoral irregularities.
Documents showing the annual pay of a controversial campaign consultant turned political appointee of Mayor Vincent C. Gray and salary information posted on two D.C. government databases directly contradict information the mayor's office provided to the D.C. Council last month as part of the 2012 budget process.
A former personnel director for Mayor Vincent C. Gray is sticking to her story that the District's fire chief wanted to hire the son of a D.C. Cabinet member in January, though three people and a chain of emails point to her as "the architect" of the decision.
If you want to know the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth on D.C. vouchers, don't listen to the liberals, who are so desperate to contradict conservatives and true proponents of school choice that lying has become their very convenient truth.
Updates from the D.C. Council hearing on the personnel practices of Mayor Vincent C. Gray
"By merging the two markets, the exchange will have sufficient volume and power of aggregation, which will decrease insurance costs for individuals," said Mr. Catania, chairman of the council's Committee on Health.
"While the ruling will require in-depth study over the coming weeks and months, the court's decision will allow the District to continue its remarkable progress to ensuring access to high quality care for its residents," said council member David Catania, at-large independent and chairman of the Committee on Health.