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Fatal cab driver shooting raises safety questions

Tuesday's fatal shooting of a District cab driver served as a wakeup call to D.C. officials who just adopted a new law requiring some safety improvements but not going as a far as the Taxi commission had sought.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 04:56pm EDT

Tags: police, Crime, fatal shooting, D.C. Taxicab Commission, taxi driver, credit card, robbery, Mary Cheh, Andrew Mollenbeck

D.C. Council chairman: DMV not fairly considering ticket appeals

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson admits there are problems at the Department of Motor Vehicles with adjudicating tickets and plans to look into legislation to remedy the issue.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:08am EDT

Tags: ticketbuster, Ari Ashe, John Stanton, Phil Mendelson, D.C. DMV, D.C. Council, tickets

Developer sues Metro and D.C. Council member Jim Graham over land deal

Developer Banneker Ventures is suing D.C. Council member Jim Graham in connection with a disputed Metro real estate deal on Florida Avenue NW that Graham was involved in during his tenure on the transit agency's board of directors.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Metro, Banneker Ventures

D.C. Council reprimands Graham for lottery contract

The D.C. Council has voted to reprimand Councilmember Jim Graham for his role in a lottery contract scandal.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 12:39pm EST

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Upward D.C. homeless trend continues

A record number of children is staying at a District-run emergency shelter as local officials debate how to tackles the city's growing homeless population.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 08:37pm EST

Tags: Marion Barry, D.C. General Shelter for Families, homelessness, Central Union Mission

D.C. councilmember drops bid to join nonprofit board

A D.C. councilmember is no longer pushing to join the board of a youth nonprofit that a former councilmember used to steal from the city.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 10:47am EST

Tags: DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corp.

D.C. councilman reimbursed for trip to celebrity memorial service

A local politician is facing questions on why he had taxpayers foot the bill for his trip to a celebrity memorial service.

Friday - 12/14/2012, 09:28am EST

Tags: D.C. Council, Elizabeth Taylor, Whitman-Walker Clinic, Washington City Paper

D.C. Council considers revamping city's liquor law

The D.C. Council is preparing to consider a bill that would rewrite the city's alcohol regulations for the first time in a decade.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 06:11am EST

Tags: D.C. Council, liquor laws, The Washington Post

Metro report finds wrongdoing by D.C. councilmember

A D.C. councilmember violated the code of conduct of Washington's Metro transit system when he tried to barter a Metro real estate project with a contract being considered by the council, an independent review has found.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 09:38am EDT

Tags: Metro,

Top D.C. Council staffers earning six figures

Working at the top of the D.C. Council pays.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 10:46am EDT

Tags: D.C. Council, Phil Mendelson, The Washington Examiner

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