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On Tuesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser pledged keep in place automatic tax cuts triggered by the city’s recent financial success. “What we did was, we looked at what we needed and what we could invest in this year and in the whole financial plan and what those investments would turn into. And this is where we landed,” she said. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

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On Tuesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser pledged keep in place automatic tax cuts triggered by the city’s recent financial success. “What we did was, we looked at what we needed and what we could invest in this year and in the whole financial plan and what those investments would turn into. And this is where we landed,” she said. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

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On Tuesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser pledged keep in place automatic tax cuts triggered by the city’s recent financial success. “What we did was, we looked at what we needed and what we could invest in this year and in the whole financial plan and what those investments would turn into. And this is where we landed,” she said. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Council are wringing their hands over how to stem the flow of officers either retiring or moving to better paying and less dangerous jurisdictions. .(Ryan M. McDermott/The Washington Times/File)

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday that she would make major investments in affordable housing and education, and call on Congress to fix federal roads in the city and help fund Metro repairs. “I ran on the promise of committing $100 million annually to the Housing Production Trust Fund. Our next budget will be the third one where we realize this commitment, but we’re not just squirreling this money in the fund,” Miss Bowser said. (Associated Press)

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (left) and Assistant Army Secretary Katherine Hammack sign a transfer agreement Tuesday.

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Washington Police Chief Cathy Lanier, left, with Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, center, and Vice Admiral Dixon Smith, head of Navy Installations Command, speaks to the media during a news conference about the Navy Yard, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier (left) with Mayor Muriel Bowser, said that police are seeking a man seen in a brief surveillance video for questioning in connection with a fire at a home in Northwest Washington, Thursday, where four people were found dead. (Associated Press)

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said attacking homelessness and affordable housing were two of her guiding priorities when creating her first budget for the city, which proposes sales tax and parking garage tax hikes, and cuts some funding to the University of D.C. (Associated Press)

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D.C. Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser speaks to reporters during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington on Nov. 5, 2014, a day after being elected mayor. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser introduced a bill to clarify language in an anti-descrimination law to state that it does not require any specific type of insurance coverage. (Associated Press)

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D.C.'s newly sworn Mayor Muriel Bowser was noncommittal on whether she might file a lawsuit on behalf of the city against Congress to defend the city's right to legalize marijuana. "We're going to explore every option," Ms. Bowser said Sunday on "Meet the Press." (Associated Press)

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Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser will take her oath of office as the seventh elected mayor of the District shortly before noon, along with D.C. Council members and the city's first elected attorney general. (Associated Press)

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The D.C. Council will vote Tuesday on whether to award a $66 million contract for medical care at the city jail to a for-profit company that has been criticized for providing poor services at other facilities — setting lawmakers up for their first major clash with Mayor Muriel Bowser. (The Washington Times) **FILE**

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Democratic candidate for Mayor Muriel Bowser stops to speak to reporters at Eastern Market on election day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 4, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Mayor Muriel Bowser poses for a photograph with Ines Lester, left, at Eastern Market on election day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 4, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Democratic candidate for Mayor Muriel Bowser greets people on the street at Eastern Market on election day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 4, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington, D.C. Mayor elect Muriel Bowser gets a hug from supporter Judi Gold following a press conference held at the National Press Club a day after the election, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, November 5, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington, D.C. Mayor elect Muriel Bowser speaks with reporters following a press conference held at the National Press Club a day after the election, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, November 5, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)