D.C. Council member Tommy Wells is pushing three proposals to "reduce the influence of pay-to-play" before his colleagues put their final stamp on ethics legislation meant to stem the trickle of scandal out of city hall.
D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser has scheduled a "working group" session to make good on her promise to hear out her fellow legislators' concerns ahead of a final vote on sweeping ethics legislation before the end of the year.
A D.C. Council committee sent up ethics reforms to the full legislature on Monday despite concerns that late changes to the expansive bill warrant a delay that could extend deliberations into the new year.
A D.C. Council committee green-lighted ethics reforms on Monday, hours before the full body failed to reach a consensus on the political ramifications of a federal raid on the Northeast home of colleague Harry Thomas Jr. as part of an ongoing corruption probe.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray campaigned on a promise to put an end to backroom dealings in city business and politics.
D.C. Council member Vincent B. Orange says the D.C. Armory could make a good soundstage as part of renewed efforts to attract film and television crews to the nation's capital instead of letting Baltimore and far-flung cities act as stand-ins for the city's distinct neighborhoods and architecture.
Former D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle says he will run in next year's Democratic primary for an at-large seat, telling voters he will focus on ethics and serving as a role model to young black residents.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett was recently the victim of mistaken identity, and it was an experience he'd like to forget.
D.C. Council members on Wednesday took on the awkward task of addressing their own mechanisms for policing themselves and their colleagues in government, engaging in hours of debate on a slew of proposals aiming to overhaul city ethics laws.