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With the D.C. primary less than a year away, a second candidate made it official on Saturday, as Ward 6 Council member Tommy Wells told a crowd of supporters in the rain, "I am officially running to be mayor of our great city, Washington, D.C."
The D.C. Council's economic development committee voted Thursday to strip millions of dollars from a major Capitol Riverfront project in favor of three projects in the committee chair's ward.
Councilwoman Muriel Bowser is the first to join the race for D.C. mayor, entering what could become a crowded field for the city's top job.
D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser is running for mayor.
Major safety improvements are in the works for an oddly shaped traffic circle that connects Montgomery County and D.C., but local leaders say the process of improving the problematic circle is taking too long.
Police want drivers to be extra careful when filling up the gas tank, especially in one local area.
The District of Columbia spent more than $700,000 preparing for major changes in the parking system for disabled drivers.
Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry has easily won a Democratic primary for his D.C. Council seat, virtually assuring him of a third consecutive term representing the poorest of the city's wards.
The investigation into campaign finances in District politics heated up recently after several elected officials acknowledged their campaigns have received grand jury subpoenas from the Office of the U.S. Attorney. Other councilmembers who likely received subpoenas, but have refused to publicly say so, have come under fire for not publicly admitting their campaign was issued the same subpoena as the others.
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.