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Mayor Vincent Gray this week appealed directly to his predecessor, Anthony Williams, in support of a proposed capital gains break for technology investment, a month after the D.C. Council kicked the measure over to a tax review panel chaired by the former mayor.
At least three members of the D.C. Council have called for Mayor Vincent Gray to resign, a day after one of Gray's campaign consultants admitted to using hundreds of thousands of illicit funds.
The recent derecho storm that wiped out power for a week in some areas in the D.C. region highlights another potential problem: vulnerability to a cyber attack.
On the heels of corruption-related guilty pleas from former D.C. politicians and staff, Ronald C. Machen was appointed last week to investigate a politically laced, national security leak scandal.
Thomas W. Gore plead guilty to a felony count of obstruction Tuesday morning, and told the court that he destroyed a spiral bound notebook that documented the payments he fed to former mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown.
The D.C. Council committee that oversees the District's Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration voted 3 to 2 against extending the times bars and nightclubs can serve alcohol.
WTOP's Mark Segraves is tweeting from the monthly breakfast meeting of the D.C. mayor and council.
The federal government committed to giving Metro $150 million per year in 2010 in exchange for the transit agency matching the federal funds and adding two new positions for federal appointees on the Metro Board of Directors.
Mayor Vincent Gray's budget proposal cuts D.C.'s commercial tax rate, repeals the out-of-state municipal bond tax, funds the District's community college, increases spending on the arts and funds a pilot Events D.C. advertising campaign.