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Latest D.C. Council Items
The D.C. Council on Tuesday unanimously approved Mayor Vincent C. Gray's nominee for attorney general.
In response to two highly publicized escapes, a D.C. Council member who oversees the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services wants to speed up the release of pertinent information to the public when a young offender flees from custody.
More than two years since anti-littering legislation passed, police on Sunday began writing citations to people who seem to think their trash should be someone else's concern.
Vincent B. Orange, who awoke Wednesday as the newest member of the D.C. Council, said a "perfect storm" of divided support among nine candidates helped him stave off an ambitious Republican and oust the Democratic incumbent in Tuesday's special election for an at-large council seat.
Lukewarm turnout and a few scattered problems at the polls marked a special election Tuesday to fill an at-large D.C. Council seat.
Richard Tammaro's recent letter to the editor complaining about D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton ("D.C. Council's taxpayer tyranny," Wednesday) is off the mark.
When the D.C. Democratic State Committee appointed a relative newcomer named Sekou Biddle to an at-large seat on the D.C. Council in January, it left former council member Vincent B. Orange in the lurch.
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.
A D.C. teen was at large Thursday after escaping a South Carolina juvenile detention facility with three other teens from the District, city officials said.