D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has vetoed the $10.6 billion budget approved by the D.C. Council.
District of Columbia officials broke ground Sunday on a memorial for nine people who were killed in a 2009 Metrorail crash.
Mayor Vincent Gray is winding down his time as mayor in the District and says one of the things he’s most proud of is the work that his administration has accomplished within the LGBTQ community.
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson says the next mayor will play a “pivotal role” in whether the city moves forward with a deal to build a new soccer stadium for D.C. United.
Oral arguments are set to begin in a lawsuit that’s pitting one branch of District of Columbia government against another.
Muriel Bowser’s decisive victory in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city’s eighth mayor, but she can’t expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees have in four decades of mayoral elections.
In 2010, Vincent Gray received 72,648 votes in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary. That was good enough for a nearly 10-percentage point victory over incumbent Adrian Fenty, but it meant that just 22 percent of the city’s registered Democrats cast ballots for Gray.
Twenty years ago, Jim Foster says, the Anacostia Watershed Society was busy trying to get tires out of the river. Now that the big stuff is more or less gone, and dumping has been made a felony, AWS’s focus is on the smaller stuff.
The District of Columbia’s mayor has signed a bill that will raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 per hour in 2016.
District of Columbia mayor Vincent Gray will launch his re-election bid at an arts and recreation center in southeast Washington.