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D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells. (Photo from Tommy Wells)

D.C. Mayor-Elect Taps Wells for Environmental Agency

District of Columbia mayor-elect Muriel Bowser has tapped outgoing D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells to run the city’s environmental agency.

12/19/2014

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Has Most Campaign Money Left to Spend

With a week left before the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary, Mayor Vincent Gray has more money left to spend than any of his rivals.

03/25/2014

D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells. (Photo from Tommy Wells)

Meet the 2014 D.C. Mayoral Candidates: Tommy Wells

D.C. mayoral candidate Tommy Wells outlined his positions on several issues in a recent interview with WNEW D.C. Bureau Chief Matt DelSignore.

03/17/2014

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D.C. Gives Final Approval to Marijuana Decriminalization

The D.C. Council has voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.

03/04/2014

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Stands By Fire Chief, Deputy Mayor

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is standing by his fire chief and deputy mayor for public safety amid calls for their resignation.

02/26/2014

D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Wells Calls for D.C. Fire Chief, Deputy Mayor to Resign

D.C. Councilmember and mayoral candidate Tommy Wells is calling on the city’s embattled fire chief to resign.

02/25/2014

A top Hawaiian lawmaker is calling for the legalization of marijuana in order to pay of billions in state debt and improvements to transportation and public education programs. (Getty Images)

D.C. Council Could Make Major Changes to Pot Bill

The D.C. Council is set to take its first vote on decriminalizing marijuana Tuesday, but city lawmakers are considering a major change to the proposed law that would allow police to lock you up if you’re caught lighting up in public.

02/03/2014

Homeless people try to stay warm at the Metro station in downtown D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Council to Address Issue of Homeless in Motels

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.

02/03/2014

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D.C. Council to Investigate Man’s Death Near Station

A D.C. Council committee will investigate the death of a man who collapsed across the street from a city fire station.

01/28/2014

D.C. police car (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Facing Scrutiny Over Arrested Officers

Police officials in the nation’s capital have been facing recent questions about headline-making arrests — not of hardened street criminals but of their own officers.

01/23/2014

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