A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.
D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange says he’s building consensus for the District of Columbia to approve a minimum wage of $11.50 an hour, which would be one of the nation’s highest.
Former D.C. Councilmember Michael A. Brown is asking a federal judge to let him take one last vacation before he goes to prison.
For the second time in its history, the D.C. Council has called on the Washington Redskins to change their name.
D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie is looking to add the District to the growing list of cities where you must be 21 or older to purchase cigarettes.
The D.C. Council will take up a resolution next week urging the Washington Redskins to change their nickname.
District of Columbia officials are set to detail the ways in which the city was affected by the federal government shutdown.
A deputy attorney general says District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray supports decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana because the drug is not particularly harmful and because arresting people for possession can do significant damage.
A D.C. Council committee has approved a bill that would ban businesspeople from using multiple limited-liability corporations to contribute to political campaigns in the city.
District of Columbia lawmakers have approved a measure that allows local workers to remain on the job and get paid during the partial federal government shutdown.