D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells says the Council has approved a funding request to hire 50 new police officers.
Michael A. Brown will attempt to return to the D.C. Council, this time as a Democrat. The independent was defeated in November by independent David Grosso.
David Grosso is set to be sworn in as the newest member of the D.C. Council. Grosso, an independent, defeated incumbent Michael A. Brown in November to win an at-large council seat.
Anita Bonds has been selected as an interim member of the D.C. Council.
District of Columbia councilmember member Harry Thomas Jr. pleaded guilty to stealing funds earmarked for youth sports programs. Another, Kwame R. Brown, was accused of lying about his income on bank loan applications and is set to appear in federal court Friday morning.
Kenyan McDuffie was sworn in as Ward 5 councilmember Wednesday afternoon. The occasion marks the first time in nearly five months that residents of the ward have a person sitting on the DC Council.
Several thousand absentee and provisional ballots could affect the outcome of a close Democratic primary race for an at-large D.C. Council seat.
Former “Saturday Night Live” star Ana Gasteyer is headlining a fundraiser for a D.C. Council candidate.
Fans of online gambling rejoiced when the District became the first jurisdiction in the nation to legalize online gambling within its borders. Now, the D.C. Council is poised to repeal the program before it launches.
The 75-year-old Barry has survived prostate cancer and had a successful kidney transplant three years ago. He is running for a third consecutive term as the councilmember for Ward 8.