The D.C. Council will listen to testimony on the city’s strategies for sheltering the homeless, including the practice of housing families in motels.
A D.C. Council committee will investigate the death of a man who collapsed across the street from a city fire station.
D.C. Councilmember and former mayor Marion Barry has been released from Howard University Hospital after a 16-day stay.
District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Friday that the department is working to implement an on-body camera system for officers to “establish a record of police conduct.”
The chairman of the D.C. Council wants people who contribute to political campaigns to be barred from obtaining contracts or doing other business with the city.
The full D.C. Council will get its first chance to debate a bill that would provide city students with up to $60,000 to attend college.
A D.C. Council committee voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of an ambitious college scholarship program for city high school students that could cost up to $60 million a year.
Democrat Jim Graham will seek a fifth term on the D.C. Council.
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.