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D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells. (Photo from Tommy Wells)

D.C. Mayor-Elect Taps Wells for Environmental Agency

District of Columbia mayor-elect Muriel Bowser has tapped outgoing D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells to run the city’s environmental agency.

12/19/2014

View from the upper seats of the proposed new D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. (Rendering from D.C. United)

D.C. Council Gives Final Approval to D.C. United Stadium Deal

The most expensive professional soccer stadium in America will be built in the nation’s capital.

12/17/2014

Mayor Vincent Gray congratulates Muriel Bowser on her mayoral primary victory. (credit: WNEW senior correspondent Mark Segraves)

2 New D.C. Council Members to be Elected in April

Two new members of the D.C. Council will be elected in April.

12/03/2014

A.J. Cooper (Photo credit: Facebook)

Ward 4 D.C. Council Candidate, 34, Dies Suddenly

A.J. Cooper, who recently announced that he was intending to run for the Ward 4 City Council seat that will be vacated by Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser, passed away suddenly Wednesday morning after complaining about chest pain and dizziness, according to a post on Cooper’s Facebook page.

12/03/2014

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D.C. Council Passes Bill on Wage Discrimination

The D.C. Council has approved a bill that allows workers to talk about how much money they make without fear of retaliation.

12/02/2014

View from the upper seats of the proposed new D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. (Rendering from D.C. United)

D.C. Council Votes to Buy Property for Soccer Stadium

The proposal for a new soccer stadium in the District just got a big kick forward Tuesday as the D.C. Council unanimously voted in favor of buying property for the stadium at Buzzard Point.

12/02/2014

Marion Barry. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Marion Barry’s D.C. Council Seat Declared Vacant

The D.C. Council seat held since 2005 by the late Marion Barry has been declared vacant.

12/01/2014

View from the upper seats of the proposed new D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. (Rendering from D.C. United)

Council Approves D.C. Soccer Stadium

The latest plan for a new soccer stadium in D.C. was passed by the D.C. Council Tuesday, exactly 16 months after the plan first came out.

11/25/2014

A woman walks through the snow past the National City Christian Church February 13, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Approves Fines For People Who Don’t Shovel Snow

District of Columbia residents who don’t shovel their sidewalks after a snowstorm would face fines under a bill approved by the D.C. Council.

11/20/2014

(Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Council Votes to Overhaul Asset Forfeiture

The D.C. Council has voted to overhaul the way city police seize money and property from people who aren’t charged with crimes.

11/18/2014

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