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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....
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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2014/04/17 16:36
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Mayor Vince Gray and Transitional Housing Corporation Executive Director Polly Donaldson encourage Chioma Nwadigo as she begins to share her story. Chioma Nwadigo is not accustomed to public...
2014/04/17 13:36
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Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells will take home a Vanguard award tonight—surely a worthy consolation prize for a man who just lost the mayoral race and is out a D.C Council seat. The award will be...
2014/04/17 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 financially strapped Filmfest D.C.'s...
2014/04/17 10:36
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What started out for Anya Schoolman as a quixotic project with her son will take her to the White House today, where she'll be honored as a "Champion of Change" for her solar-power advocacy work in...
2014/04/17 02:36
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Smith Special Productions makes giant parade balloons, and lots of them. The Williamsport, Pa., company tends toward cartoon animals like “Tally Ho the Toucan” and “Icee the Shy Little Penguin.” But...
2014/04/17 02:20
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The District’s Republican Party says it will sue any sitting Democrat on the D.C. Council who opts to run as an independent for one of two at-large seats reserved for minority political parties,...
2014/04/17 01:19
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During the investigation, another unresponsive man was found about 50 feet away. Police have identified one of the men, who was 63, authorities said, but will not release his name until they are able...
2014/04/17 00:19
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WELL BEFORE D.C. voters gave overwhelming approval to a referendum backing local budget autonomy, there was disagreement about the legality of the effort to free the District’s finances from Congress....
2014/04/16 20:36
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The law firm Reed Smith announced today that it will be sticking around its current office building at 1301 K St. NW through 2027. Why should we care? Because 1301 K St. is One Franklin Square, where...
2014/04/16 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. Mayor Vince Gray's office threatened to...
2014/04/19 03:19
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