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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown introduced legislation Tuesday that would broadly expand disclosure requirements and other ethics rules for city employees and elected officials.
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.
The chairman of a U.S. House committee with oversight of D.C. affairs proposed a plan on Thursday that allows the District to spend its local funds on its terms by insulating it from federal budget squabbles on Capitol Hill.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray is "not going to speculate" on a U.S. House oversight committee's request to hear testimony Thursday on the District's budget - a move that raised the specter of the congressionally imposed financial control board.
Congress calls D.C. mayor to Hill over budget, finances; D.C. Mayor Gray to discuss truancy today; N.C. youth allegedly hijacked bus to shoot Washington officials; Maryland lawmakers consider increasing sales tax; Virginia appeals court hears opening arguments in attempt to overturn health care overhaul; New MoCo school chief to get $250,000 annually; Cuccinelli sends legislative maps to Justice Department
When the D.C. Democratic State Committee passed him over to temporarily fill a vacant at-large spot on the D.C. Council in January, Vincent B. Orange tuned his ear to the next Sunday's sermon.
The D.C. council sent off at-large member Sekou Biddle through gift and song at his last legislative meeting.
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.
Lukewarm turnout and a few scattered problems at the polls marked a special election Tuesday to fill an at-large D.C. Council seat.