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D.C. Council Considers Requiring Physical Trainers be Licensed by a Board

Gyms in the District are already adapting to the so-called “yoga tax,” and now the D.C. Council is considering a proposal that would require trainers be licensed by a board in the city.


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D.C. Council Considers Bill on Harsher Penalties for ATVs, Dirt Bikes

Dirt bikes and ATVs present a tough problem for D.C. Police. Officers can’t give chase, and these vehicles are increasingly intimidating neighborhoods.


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D.C. Lawmaker Wants to Impound Cars of Suspected ‘Johns’

A D.C. Council member wants to combat what he calls a rise in street prostitution by impounding the cars of people who pick up prostitutes.


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D.C. Council Holding Hearing on ‘Death With Dignity’ Bill

D.C. Council members are holding a hearing on a bill that would allow an adult with a terminal illness to get medication to end his or her life.


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D.C. Council Approves Tougher Penalties for Synthetic Drugs

The D.C. Council has unanimously approved emergency legislation that would allow the police chief to temporarily shut down businesses that sell synthetic drugs.


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D.C. Council Votes to Cut Taxes Starting in September

The D.C. Council has voted to cut income taxes for middle-class and wealthier residents starting in September.


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D.C. Council Approves $13B Budget for 2016

With minimal debate, the District has a budget for 2016.


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D.C. Council Wants to Scale Back Police Body Cameras

The D.C. Council is proposing scaling back the body-camera program for city police until the department shows it’s ready.


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Ward 8 Candidates to Debate Monday

Candidates for the D.C. Council Ward 8 seat formerly held by “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry will debate Monday night.


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Former D.C. Councilmember Goes Into Strip Club Business

Former D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham is now in the strip club business.