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Democrat Vincent Gray will seek a second term as District of Columbia mayor.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray vividly recalls November 22, 1963. Gray had turned 21 less than two weeks earlier and was studying psychology at George Washington University.
A D.C. Council committee will consider a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the highest in the nation, by 2016.
Starting next year, people living in the nation’s capital who don’t have legal permission to reside in the United States will be able to get driver’s licenses.
The District of Columbia is honoring two of the original Tuskegee Airmen with the Congressional Gold Medal for Veterans Day.
The east end of Washington, D.C. has new life with the opening of the Gateway D.C. Pavilion at St. Elizabeths in Southeast, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said in his weekly radio address exclusive to All News 99.1.
The District’s residents, businesses and visitors are all in jeopardy with the continued government shutdown, according to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.
The D.C. government is the only U.S. jurisdiction prohibited from spending local funds during a federal budget impasse, and if Congress doesn’t approve a short-term funding bill in time, parts of the federal government will shut down on Oct. 1.
President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nation’s gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence, saying, “There’s nothing inevitable about it.”
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says authorities believe there was only a lone gunman responsible for the Navy Yard shooting rampage that left 13 people dead.