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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.”

10/03/2014

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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.

10/02/2014

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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.

09/26/2014

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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.

09/25/2014

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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.

09/23/2014

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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.

09/17/2014

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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.

09/17/2014

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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.

09/12/2014

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D.C. Mayor to Sign Bill Banning Styrofoam

Mayor Vincent Gray plans to sign a bill that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers in the District of Columbia.

07/29/2014

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DC Council Approves Extension of Lottery Contract

The D.C. Council has approved a 5-year, $38 million contract extension for the partnership that runs the District of Columbia lottery.

07/14/2014

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