The D.C. Council has voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is standing by his fire chief and deputy mayor for public safety amid calls for their resignation.
D.C. Councilmember and mayoral candidate Tommy Wells is calling on the city’s embattled fire chief to resign.
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.
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.
A D.C. Council committee will investigate the death of a man who collapsed across the street from a city fire station.
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.
District of Columbia Councilmember Tommy Wells is proposing fines of $25 and $100 for possessing or smoking marijuana in a bid to decriminalize small amounts of pot.
Police officers and firefighters in the District of Columbia would be entitled to cost of living salary adjustments under legislation proposed by Councilmember Tommy Wells.
D.C. Councilmember and mayoral candidate Tommy Wells is attempting to raise awareness about the struggles of the city’s minimum wage workers by limiting his own lifestyle for a week.