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D.C. Mayor Signs Legislation Allowing Handguns

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed legislation that allows people to carry concealed handguns in the nation’s capital.


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D.C. Transportation Bill to Get Second Hearing

A D.C. Council committee will hold a second public hearing on a bill that would consolidate the city government’s management of transportation.


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D.C. Council to Consider Revenge Porn Bills

The D.C. Council is considering two bills that would criminalize what’s known as “revenge porn.”


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D.C. Gun Law Still Unconstitutional, Attorney Says

An attorney who successfully challenged the District of Columbia’s ban on carrying handguns outside a home says the centerpiece of new gun legislation passed by the D.C. Council is unconstitutional and that a judge should keep it from going into effect.


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DC Council to Examine Small Business Spending

A D.C. councilmember says city agencies aren’t spending enough money on small, local businesses as required by law.


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Outgoing D.C. Mayor Nominates New Inspector General

A 26-year Navy veteran and longtime internal Navy watchdog has been nominated to serve as the District of Columbia’s new inspector general.


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D.C. Considers Ban on American Indian Nicknames

The D.C. Council will consider banning racially based nicknames for public schools in the nation’s capital.


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D.C. Leaders Preparing to Rewrite Gun Laws

District of Columbia leaders are preparing to rewrite the city’s gun laws to address a judge’s ruling that struck down a ban on carrying handguns outside the home in the nation’s capital.


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Marion Barry Hosting Documentary About D.C.’s Ward 8

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has produced a documentary about the ward he represents on the D.C. Council.


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D.C. Holding Lottery For Ballot Position

It’s not exactly the Kentucky Derby draw, but candidates in the District of Columbia’s political horse races are still hoping to land a favorable position.




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