D.C. Council

File photo of a yoga class. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

D.C. Council Votes to Keep ‘Yoga Tax’

Yoga and fitness buffs have been angered by the D.C. Council’s plans to subject those services to sales tax for the first time, and it appears their voices have been heard.

06/24/2014

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

D.C. United Releases New Photos of Proposed Soccer Stadium

D.C. United has released new renderings of its proposed Buzzard Point stadium in an effort to drum up support before the City Council’s public hearing.

06/13/2014

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D.C. Council Wants Doctors To Be Able To Prescribe More Medical Marijuana

The D.C. Council wants doctors to be able to prescribe medical marijuana to any patient they think would benefit from it.

06/13/2014

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Vote Coming on Bill to Crackdown On Underpaying Employers

A bill would enhance penalties for employers who pay their employees illegal wages or less than what they agreed to pay.

06/03/2014

D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser. (Photo from Muriel Bowser)

DC Mayoral Nominee Bowser to Promote Democratic Unity

More than half of her colleagues on the D.C. Council will join the city’s Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser at a downtown fundraiser.

05/31/2014

Former D.C. Councilmember Michael Brown leaves a Washington courthouse on May 29 after being sentenced for accepting bribes. (credit: Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1)

Former Councilmember Michael Brown Gets 3 Years For Bribes

Former D.C. Councilmember Michael Brown has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for taking more than $50,000 in bribes in an undercover FBI sting.

05/29/2014

Artist rendering of proposed new D.C. United stadium. (credit: Matt Del Signore/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Mayor Gray To Introduce Bill On D.C. United Stadium

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray plans to submit legislation to the D.C. Council outlining his plan to build a stadium for Major League Soccer’s D.C. United.

05/23/2014

"Scandal" star Kerry Washington (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Hit TV Show ‘Scandal’ Could Start Filming In D.C.

A D.C. councilmember says he’s in touch with a producer for the ABC TV drama “Scandal” who’d like to bring the show to the city to shoot scenes in August.

05/06/2014

File photo of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Council Sues Mayor Gray Over Budget Autonomy Law

The D.C. Council is suing Mayor Vincent Gray’s office over a law that gives the city more control over its local budget.

04/17/2014

WASHINGTON - JUNE 26:  Cars sit in heavy traffic on 14th Street as Constitution Avenue is closed off due to heavy flooding June 26, 2006 in Washington, DC. More than 5 inches or rain fell in the nation's capital yesterday as the east coast of the U.S. has been hit by torrential rains with more expected in the next several days.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Hot Lanes Could Be Coming to D.C.

Maryland and Virginia have made the jump into “hot lanes” to help cut down traffic congestion with the I.C.C. and I-495, and D.C. could be next.

04/16/2014

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