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D.C. Council Approves Bill To Outlaw Private Pot Clubs

The D.C. Council has approved a bill that would ban marijuana smoking in private clubs.

03/03/2015

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Councilman Hosts Panel On Community Expectations Of Police

The difference in expectations between black and white communities and the police officers that protect them will be the topic of discussion at a panel hosted in Baltimore.

02/09/2015

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Delauter: Statement Was Wrong & Inappropriate

A feud between a Frederick County councilman and the county’s local paper goes viral when the councilman threatens to sue the paper for using his name.

01/07/2015

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Council Member Convicted Of Beating Homeless Man

A Riverdale Park Town Council member has been convicted of beating a homeless man with a bat.

11/27/2014

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D.C. Council To Hold Hearing On Stop And Frisk

The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police.

10/08/2014

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6th Person Tied To Gray Campaign Pleads Guilty

A former D.C. Council candidate who served as driver for District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray during his 2010 campaign has pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate campaign finance laws.

09/05/2014

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Democrats Calling On Republican Party To Denounce Candidate For AACO Council

Right now, a candidate for Anne Arundel County Council is under fire for what appears to be his membership in a neo-confederate group that wants the south to secede from the rest of the U.S.

07/25/2014

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Rubenstein To Lead Council For Library Of Congress

Businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein will become the next chairman of an advisory group that helps to guide the Library of Congress in Washington.

05/06/2014

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O’Malley Named Chairman Of Chesapeake Bay Council

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday was named the chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, saying he hoped to have a new Chesapeake Bay Watershed agreement signed next year.

12/12/2013

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Montgomery & Prince George’s Counties Vote To Raise Minimum Wage

The Montgomery County Council has voted to establish a county minimum wage and raise that hourly rate to $11.50 by 2017.

11/27/2013

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D.C. Council Committee Backs Minimum Wage Hike

A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.

11/26/2013

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Annapolis Council To Consider Stripping Republican Mayor-Elect’s Power

Days after a Republican was elected mayor of Annapolis, City Council members say they will revisit legislation that would strip the mayor’s office of much of its power.

11/10/2013

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