@Subhead.frcd.22:"This could have substantial impact, so there needs to be a normal legislative process and an opportunity for residents to be heard. We need a full committee report on this."
@PullQuoteSig:-D.C. council member Tommy Wells, Ward 6 Democrat
Tommy Wells, Ward 6 Councilmember, speaks during a legislative session at the John A. Wilson Building, in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, July 12, 2011. Council Chair Kwame Brown stripped Wells of his chairmanship of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)