D.C. Council

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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.


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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.


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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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D.C. Transportation Bill to Get Second Hearing

A D.C. Council committee will hold a second public hearing on a bill that would consolidate the city government’s management of transportation.


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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.”


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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.


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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.


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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.





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