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D.C. poised to pay workers for 4 furlough days

The D.C. Council on Tuesday is expected to approve a $22 million version of a $20 million plan it unanimously rejected two weeks ago to repay District workers for furlough days they were forced to take last year.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 06:35am EDT

Tags: furloughs, D.C. Council

D.C. delegate to Barry: Tone down the racial rhetoric

Norton is calling on the Ward 8 official to stop targeting racial groups when calling attention to issues.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 08:34pm EDT

Tags: marion barry, Eleanor Holmes Norton, darci marchese, D.C. Council

Fate of Council seat comes down to 5,000 ballots

The fate of one of the At-Large seats on the D.C. Council will come down to more than 5,000 ballots that have yet to be counted.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 04:06pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, mark segraves, Vincent Orange, D.C. Council, Election Day, Sekou Biddle

Mayor and council discuss transportation, budget

Transportation and the proposed D.C. budget were on the agenda Wednesday for discussion by Mayor Vincent Gray and the D.C. Council.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 12:20pm EDT

Tags: D.C., mark segraves, D.C. Council

Activist to staffer: 'Don't make me go Southeast on you'

Not everybody is welcome inside John A. Wilson Building, the legislative epicenter of the District where the mayor, D.C. Council and other government offices are located.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 12:15pm EST

Tags: D.C., D.C. Council, Ellsworth Colbert, Muriel Bowser, Wilson Building, mark segraves

D.C. Council bill makes gay divorce easier in city

The D.C. Council has given final approval to a bill that would make it easier for gay and lesbian couples who marry in the nation's capital to get divorced.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 04:05pm EST

Tags: D.C. Council, Phil Mendelson, Committee on the Judiciary, same-sex marriage, same-sex divorce

Campaign volunteer pleads not guilty to murder charge

Court charging documents released Monday reveal more about a deadly fight in Southeast involving a D.C. Council campaign volunteer.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 09:01pm EST

Tags: D.C. Council, Kevin Chavous, Yvette Alexander, stabbing, Ellsworth Colbert, Robert Leroy Wright, WJLA

D.C. Council looks to cut cellphone spending

Members of the D.C. Council and about 30 staff members have spent about $61,000 in cellphone bills over the past 16 months because of excessive roaming and data charges.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 06:36am EST

Tags: D.C. Council, Kwame Brown, Muriel Bowser, michael brown, Nyasha Smith, The Washington Post

D.C. Council approves measure to clean up language

The D.C. Council has passed a measure banning members from using profanity during public meetings.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 06:47am EST

Tags: D.C. Council, Kwame Brown, David Catania, marion barry, United Medical Center

Mendelson: Crime bill doesn't target D.C. protesters

D.C. Councilmember Phil Mendelson says a crime bill introduced last month is not directly targeted at groups of protesters like Occupy DC.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 05:38am EST

Tags: The Washington Times, D.C. Council, Phil Mendelson, occupy dc

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