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Bills In D.C. Seek Underground Power Lines

Pepco would be required to bury more power lines in the District of Columbia under legislation proposed by members of the D.C. Council.


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D.C. Council Chair Resigns After Bank Fraud Charge

The District of Columbia Council chairman resigned Wednesday evening after being charged in federal court with lying about his income on bank loan applications.


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Baltimore Council Approves Property Tax Cut Plan

The Baltimore City Council has approved Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s proposed property tax cut legislation.



Harford Council Approves Teacher Bonus Money

The Harford County Council has approved bonus money for teachers that had been set aside for them by County Executive David Craig.


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Anne Arundel Appoints Severn Man To Council Seat

The Anne Arundel County Council has chosen a 31-year-old Severn man to fill a vacant seat on the council, ending weeks of deadlock.


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Civil Rights Advocates Push For Diversity In Anne Arundel County Council

A racial slur directed at Asians during a county council meeting last week in Annapolis could impact who is appointed to fill a vacancy on the council.


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D.C. Council Approves Bill Making Gay Divorce Easier

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


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Anne Arundel Council Votes To Vacate Jones’ Seat

The Anne Arundel County Council has voted to remove one of its members when he reports to federal prison next week to serve his sentence for not filing dozens of tax returns.


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Prince George’s County Council Picks Leaders

A divided Prince George’s County Council has selected a new chairman and vice chairman.


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Residents In Laurel To Vote For Mayor, Council

Residents in Laurel will be heading to the polls to vote in a three-way race for the city’s mayor.



Prince George’s Democrats Pick Davis In Primary

Prince George’s County voters have chosen a replacement for Councilwoman Leslie Johnson.


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Montgomery Council To Discuss Curfew At Work Session

The Montgomery County Council’s public safety committee is holding a work session on a countywide curfew for minors proposed by County Executive Isiah Leggett.