D.C. Council

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.


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.


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.


White House: Higher Wages Needed As Wealth Gap Widens (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.


More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Special Election to Operate Under New Finance Laws

The coming special election to fill the D.C. Council seat of Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser will be the first to test restrictive new campaign finance laws passed by D.C. officials last year.


File photo of a person taking marijuana out of a plastic bag. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

D.C. Council Considering Legal Sale of Marijuana

With District of Columbia residents poised to legalize possession of marijuana, the D.C. Council is starting to consider whether to allow its legal sale.


(Photo credit: Matt DelSignore All News 99.1)

D.C. Taxis Protest Council’s Uber Regulation Vote

D.C. cab drivers circled Freedom Plaza and filled the D.C. Council chambers Tuesday, hoping to stop a bill setting rules for their app-based competition, like UberX and Lyft.



Former D.C. Campaign Treasurer Pleads Guilty

The campaign treasurer for a former D.C. councilmember has pleaded guilty to violating campaign finance laws and evading income taxes.


D.C. Council to listen to testimony on the city's preparedness for Ebola.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

D.C. Council to Examine Ebola Preparedness

The D.C. Council will listen to testimony on preparedness for Ebola in the nation’s capital.


Gun In Holster

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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