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.