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D.C. Council Decriminalizes Pot Possession

Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana would no longer be a criminal offense in the nation’s capital under a bill approved Tuesday by the D.C. Council.

03/04/2014

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Md. & Va. Governors, D.C. Mayor Commit $75 Million To Metro

Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia have each committed $25 million to fund upgrades to the Metro transit system.

02/26/2014

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Governors, D.C. Mayor To Discuss Regional Issues

The governors of Maryland and Virginia and the mayor of the District of Columbia are getting together to discuss regional issues.

02/26/2014

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Despite Scandal, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray Makes Pitch For 2nd Term

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit from allegations that he led a “shadow campaign” with a convicted donor nicknamed “Uncle Earl.”

02/12/2014

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Watered-Down Pot Decriminalization Advances In D.C.

District of Columbia lawmakers took a long-awaited first step Tuesday toward decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, but not before watering down the bill to maintain criminal penalties for smoking in public.

02/04/2014

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D.C. Mayor Launches Re-Election Campaign

Calling his campaign of four years ago an “embarrassment,” District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray nevertheless made a forceful case Saturday that he’s earned the opportunity to serve another term.

01/11/2014

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D.C. Mayor Urges Council To Reject Property Tax Relief

Mayor Vincent Gray is asking the D.C. Council to reject a bill that would provide property tax relief to some District of Columbia homeowners.

01/07/2014

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Metro Debuts Newest Rail Cars

Metro riders will get their first look at the system’s new rail cars, which will replace some cars that date back to the system’s debut in 1976.

01/06/2014

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D.C. Council Sends Minimum Wage Hike To Mayor

The D.C. Council is scheduled to take a final vote on raising the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by 2016.

12/17/2013

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D.C. Council Unanimously Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to increase the District of Columbia’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest.

12/03/2013

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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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D.C. Mayor Proposes Minimum Wage Of $10

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray said Friday he supports increasing the city’s minimum wage to $10 an hour, setting up a possible showdown with the D.C. Council over pay for low-wage workers.

11/22/2013

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