D.C. Council

DC Council Overrides Mayor's Veto Of BudgetThe D.C. Council has delivered a final blow to some of outgoing Mayor Vincent Gray's priorities by overriding his veto of the city's $10.6 billion budget.
DC Mayor Opposes Gun Insurance MandateDistrict of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray's administration does not support a bill that would require gun owners in the nation's capital to carry liability insurance.
Ex-D.C. Council Chair Sentenced To 1 Day In CustodyFormer D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown has been sentenced to one day in custody and six months in home detention for lying on loan applications.
Council To Consider Budget Autonomy ReferendumThe D.C. Council is hoping that voters will grant it the power to spend local tax dollars without Congressional approval.
D.C. Mayor Gray To Propose Campaign Finance ReformsDistrict of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is proposing a broad package of campaign finance reforms, including a ban on contributions by government contractors or those seeking large contracts.
Mendelson To Lead Scandal-Plagued D.C. Council Phil Mendelson was selected Wednesday as interim chairman of the scandal-plagued D.C. Council, pledging to restore trust in a legislative body that's lost two members this year to criminal convictions.
Brown's Resignation From D.C. Council CertifiedKwame Brown's resignation as chairman of the D.C. Council has been certified by the district's elections board.
D.C. Council Committee OKs Online Gambling RepealThe D.C. Council has taken the first step toward repealing online gambling.
D.C. Council To Consider Gay Divorce BillThe D.C. Council is considering legislation that would make it easier for gay and lesbian couples who marry in the nation's capital to get divorced.
At 75, Marion Barry Gears Up For Another CampaignAs HBO considers making a movie about Marion Barry with Eddie Murphy in the title role, the real Barry is doing something that comes naturally: running for re-election in the nation's capital.
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