The D.C. Council has delivered a final blow to some of outgoing Mayor Vincent Gray’s priorities by overriding his veto of the city’s $10.6 billion budget.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has vetoed the $10.6 billion budget approved by the D.C. Council.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton wants Congress to know that it wouldn’t be wise to interfere in local District of Columbia affairs during the budget process.
Two days after he was defeated in his bid for a second term, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed a $10.7 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
The investigative arm of Congress says a referendum passed by District of Columbia voters to give the city more control over its own budget has “no legal effect.”
President Barack Obama’s budget proposal includes a legislative provision that would give the District of Columbia greater control over its municipal budget.