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Latest Phil Mendelson Items
The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress is once again warning the D.C. Council that approving an ambitious college scholarship program would endanger a popular federal program that helps city residents pay for college.
The D.C. Council will scale back a bill creating an ambitious college scholarship program to avoid endangering a popular federal grant that helps District of Columbia students defray the cost of attending college outside the city.
The chairman of the D.C. Council wants people who contribute to political campaigns to be barred from obtaining contracts or doing other business with the city.
Prince George's County Council chairman Mel Franklin said he is concerned that a proposal to exempt amusement parks from the county's minimum wage law could destabilize the regionwide pact to increase wages and open the floodgates for requests from other industries.
Starting on Jan. 2, every single D.C. resident who has registered a firearm since 1976 must go to police headquarters to pay a $48 fee and be photographed and fingerprinted. The Metropolitan Police Department estimates there are at least 30,000 registered gun owners.
Re-registration is an assault on the Second Amendment
The latest gun-control scheme that starts on Jan. 1 will force every legal firearm owner in the nation’s capital to go in person to police headquarters to renew their registration certificates.
Illegal immigrants can now get a "limited purpose" driver's license in the nation's capital.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray symbolically noted his disapproval Tuesday with the final version of legislation that postpones the city's first election for attorney general by four years, returning the bill to the D.C. Council unsigned.