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Minimum wage effort would raise hourly rate across D.C. metro area

The "regional minimum" for employees would be $11.50 an hour by 2016 if leaders in Montgomery County, Prince George's County and D.C. succeed.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 03:23pm EDT

Tags: living wage, minimum wage, Andrea Harrison, Marc Elrich, Nick Iannelli


Bill to amend D.C. ticket appeals before council committee

At a DMV hearing on Tuesday debate centered on how to fix the adjudication system that many drivers feel is cumbersome and unfair.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 12:40pm EDT

Tags: ticketbuster, ticket buster, adjudication, D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, WTOP Ticketbuster, Ari Ashe, Lucinda Babers, Mary Cheh, Jim Graham, parking tickets


Defying Congress: D.C. weighs plan to stay open if feds shut down

District leaders are considering defying Congress to keep the city government running even if the federal government shuts down due to a budget impasse.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 05:10pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, D.C. Council, Vincent Gray, budget autonomy, Andrew Mollenbeck

WTOP Ticketbuster series leads to DMV reform bill

With the WTOP Ticketbuster series chronicling stories of drivers running into red tape at the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, District lawmakers have introduced a bill to address the issues.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 12:50pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, WTOP Ticketbuster, Department of Motor Vehicles, DMV, parking, tickets, Jim Graham, Mary Cheh, D.C. Council, D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles

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, Jim Graham, D.C. DMV, D.C. Council, tickets

Bill would raise nurse staffing levels in DC

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 08:10am EST

Tags: nurses,

District expected to announce speed limit increases

The District of Columbia Department of Transportation is expected to announce a change in speed limits on several major roads.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 03:36am EST

Tags: speed cameras, DDOT, Vincent Gray, speeding tickets, mark segraves

Ex-DC Council chair gets 1 day on misdemeanor

Former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown will spend no time in jail on a misdemeanor campaign finance violation if he continues to stay out of trouble.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 02:47pm EST

Tags: Kwame Brown, D.C. Council, Che Brown,

D.C. leaders share thoughts on the election (VIDEO)

As a ballroom in the Hyatt Regency near Capitol Hill began to fill with people on election night, familiar faces from D.C.'s government made the rounds, greeting friends and constituents before inevitably landing in front of a TV to watch election results roll in.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 01:09pm EST

Tags: election 2012, Vincent Gray, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Heather Brady

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