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A D.C. Council subcommittee on Thursday approved a draft plan that redistricts the city's eight wards and notably shifts part of the Capitol Hill neighborhood into Ward 7.
Gray's Wal-Mart ultimatum, Uncollected tax dollars?, DOJ to ask lawmakers about redistricting, D.C. budget vote, More bed bugs at hospital
Rep. Darrell E. Issa is on to something as are D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown and several of his colleagues.
The D.C. Council on Wednesday will deliver a vote on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, placing its stamp on a plan that has hinged on taxes, cuts and political wrangling to close a $322 million budget gap.
With the District's spending plan now in his hands, D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown is steadfast on what will happen to Mayor Vincent C. Gray's proposal to raise the income tax on wealthier households.
With the D.C.'s spending plan now in his hands, D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown is steadfast on what will happen to Mayor Vincent C. Gray's proposal to raise the income tax on wealthier households. No way, no how.
Ambitious politicians everywhere often say one thing but do another, including in Washington, D.C., where the mayor and 13 lawmakers toy as they please with the strings attached to every dollar that makes its way into the coffers.
The D.C. Council should scrap seven of the 13 tax and fee initiatives proposed in Mayor Vincent C. Gray's spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year, a council member with oversight of D.C. finances said Monday.
When Mayor Vincent C. Gray's budget team sifted through revenue-generating ideas for the coming fiscal year, they placed them in "yes" or "no" piles and let the executive choose among concepts "on the bubble," his budget director said.