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2014/04/24 01:47
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Next month, a House panel plans to hold a hearing focused on D.C.'s legislation to decriminalize marijuana, which would drop possession of a small amount of marijuana from a criminal offense to a...
2014/04/24 01:47
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2014/04/23 22:36
2014/04/23 22:36
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Don’t tell Josh Hermias there’s nothing new happening in Georgetown. The neighborhood may feel established, the economic development director of the Georgetown Business Improvement District says, but...
2014/04/23 20:36
2014/04/23 20:36
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What motivates someone to run for a spot on the District's toothless State Board of Education? The $15,000 stipend is nice, obviously. There's the chance to shape young minds—albeit a much reduced one...
2014/04/23 12:20
2014/04/23 12:20
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Signed up for Read In? Get it delivered to your inbox every day at 8 a.m. ET, for free! Join us here. A1: The stories you need to read before your first conference call. -- The U.N. says hundreds of...
2014/04/22 22:55
2014/04/22 22:55
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A coalition of LGBT advocacy groups and service organizations released a statement Monday evening expressing their disappointment that no LGBT-specific groups were named among 58 organizations awarded...
2014/04/22 21:51
2014/04/22 21:51
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Congress May Overturn D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization, Norton Warns (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The District’s effort to decriminalize marijuana may be facing its first challenge from...
2014/04/22 03:19
2014/04/22 03:19
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The project will replace the existing West End Neighborhood Library, built in 1967, with a mixed-use tower that will include luxury apartments, retail space and a new library. As part of its deal with...
2014/04/21 13:36
2014/04/21 13:36
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A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com. The D.C. Council recently passed legislation...
2014/04/21 11:51
2014/04/21 11:51
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Senators Might Seize D.C. Lawsuit As Opportunity to Act on Budget Autonomy Attorneys preparing to sue Mayor Vincent Gray and his administration to force compliance with the District’s budget autonomy...
2014/04/20 12:43
2014/04/20 12:43
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WASHINGTON -- Reagan Rucker knew she wanted to join the thousands of local motorists hauling strangers around in their cars the first time she took an UBERx ride as a passenger. The single mother...
2014/04/19 03:19
2014/04/19 03:19
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The 1,800-member labor organization has been fighting the proposal since 2011. The board had previously ruled in favor of the District; the latest decision was a response to the labor group’s appeal....
2014/04/18 17:56
2014/04/18 17:56
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One of the most consistent debates emanating out of Washington in the past 6 years has been that dealing with income tax. Whether high, low, "fair" or "unfair", said discussions, however, focus solely...
2014/04/18 15:22
2014/04/18 15:22
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A couple hours into Ellen McCarthy’s first day on the job as the director of the D.C. Office of Planning, she was in front of the D.C. Council for a budget oversight hearing. “It was baptism by...
2014/04/18 14:51
2014/04/18 14:51
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Senators Might Seize D.C. Lawsuit As Opportunity to Act on Budget Autonomy Attorneys preparing to sue Mayor Vincent Gray and his administration to force compliance with the District’s budget autonomy...
2014/04/18 13:36
2014/04/18 13:36
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A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com. The D.C. Council sued the mayor for the...
2014/04/18 11:19
2014/04/18 11:19
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For some, this Sunday marks the end of Lent, when self-denial gives way to celebration, and for others Sunday’s a different kind of holiday. “I’ve marched for 420 for at least 20 years,” said Adam...
2014/04/18 02:20
2014/04/18 02:20
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The D.C. Council filed a lawsuit Thursday against Mayor Vincent C. Gray, accusing him of failing to carry out his duties regarding the Local Budget Autonomy Act. The complaint says “the Council is...
2014/04/18 02:20
2014/04/18 02:20
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The D.C. Council is suing Mayor Vincent C. Gray and the city’s chief financial officer over their refusal to implement a voter-approved law giving the District the right to set its budget without...
2014/04/17 23:46
2014/04/17 23:46
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The D.C. Council filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Mayor Vincent Gray over the city's authority to spend some of its local tax money without congressional approval. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson...
2014/04/17 18:36
2014/04/17 18:36
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With its eight mayoral candidates and handful of down-ballot races, the April 1 Democratic primary may have zapped the attention spans of all but the closest watchers of District politics. Which could...
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