D.C. Council members on Monday voted to accept an interim report designed to combat student truancy, a rampant problem that is linked to crime in city neighborhoods and public transit systems.
D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown was a no-show Monday at a hearing seeking answers from his 2008 re-election campaign as to why it failed to report numerous transactions and maintain proper records.
Chairman Kwame R. Brown has said that the D.C. Council is no "rubber stamp" for Mayor Vincent C. Gray. Well, now begins Mr. Brown's chance to prove he isn't playing Stan Laurel to the mayor's Oliver Hardy.
Metro's Board of Directors on Thursday advanced proposals to cut bus and rail service to help close a $72 million budget gap.
Thirteen percent of D.C. high school students missed at least 15 days of classes without a valid excuse during the first half of this school year, according to a report released Thursday.
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The District of Columbia is becoming the first U.S. jurisdiction to allow Internet gambling, trying to raise millions of dollars from the habits of online poker buffs and acting ahead of traditional gambling meccas like New Jersey and Nevada.