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Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier scheduled five more installments of her signature All Hands On Deck crime-fighting initiative, which has received mixed reviews from lawmakers and residents.
D.C. officials said yesterday a decision by the Supreme Court to strike down the District's 32-year-old ban on handguns would force them to revamp the city's stringent gun-control statutes.
A D.C. Council member will propose a program this year aimed at bringing universal health care coverage to the District — an idea that lines up with the priorities of the mayor and council chairman.
The Fenty administration yesterday pledged to reform the city's long-troubled Child and Family Services Agency, a day after the mayor fired six child welfare workers for failing to help four girls found dead last week in a Southeast row house.
The District's push to impose new regulations on drug companies is steamrolling toward a court battle, industry representatives warn.
A Baptist church and a community group will provide job training and other services at a proposed day-laborer center in the District.
The District's ban on selling singles of alcohol in Ward 4 is intended to reduce nuisances such as loitering and public drunkenness, but merchants say the early effect has been a decline in overall sales.