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Washington City Paper
D.C. Statehood Commission Will Release Draft Constitution Next FridayNew Columbia Statehood Commission—composed of five District leaders including M
D.C. Statehood Commission Will Release Draft Constitution Next Friday
Washington City Paper / Posted 2 hours ago
New Columbia Statehood Commission—composed of five District leaders including Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, and D.C.'s congressional delegation—voted today to publicly release a draft of a new constitution for an... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. argues for statehood using federal tax paymentsdelegate is Eleanor Holmes Norton, a Democrat who has been at the forefront of
D.C. argues for statehood using federal tax payments
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
delegate is Eleanor Holmes Norton, a Democrat who has been at the forefront of statehood efforts. D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, the at-large Democrat who also sits on the New Columbia Statehood Commission, wouldn’t commit to the mayor’s... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Bowser Promotes Future D.C. United Stadium at Buzzard Point Demolitionof land involved in the project last September. "Let me just say, D.C. loves i
Bowser Promotes Future D.C. United Stadium at Buzzard Point Demolition
Washington City Paper / Posted 4 days ago
of land involved in the project last September. "Let me just say, D.C. loves its sports teams," D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson told the crowd. "In 2014, there were a lot of folks who said the Council was never going to approve this, and... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
D.C. Council passes permanent ban on marijuana clubsCouncil passed the ban by one vote on its first reading. Seven council members
D.C. Council passes permanent ban on marijuana clubs
The GW Hatchet / Posted 10 days ago
Council passed the ban by one vote on its first reading. Seven council members voted in favor the ban, including chairman Phil Mendelson, Judiciary Committee chair Kenyan McDuffie from Ward 5 and Ward 3 Council member Mary Cheh, according to... Read more
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Reuters
Washington, DC lawmakers finalize ban on public pot smokingcouncil on Tuesday permanently banned the smoking of marijuana in public or in
Washington, DC lawmakers finalize ban on public pot smoking
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
council on Tuesday permanently banned the smoking of marijuana in public or in clubs, a spokeswoman for Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said, voting 7-6 for a second time to approve the prohibition. The council had passed the measure in an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Washington, DC lawmakers finalize ban on public pot smokingcouncil on Tuesday permanently banned the smoking of marijuana in public or in
Washington, DC lawmakers finalize ban on public pot smoking
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
council on Tuesday permanently banned the smoking of marijuana in public or in clubs, a spokeswoman for Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said, voting 7-6 for a second time to approve the prohibition. The council had passed the measure in an... Read more
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Washington City Paper
D.C. Council Permanently Bans Pot Clubs in What Critics See as a Loss to Congressthink cannabis users are second-class citizens. #StopTheBan But during Tuesday
D.C. Council Permanently Bans Pot Clubs in What Critics See as a Loss to Congress
Washington City Paper / Posted 10 days ago
think cannabis users are second-class citizens. #StopTheBan But during Tuesday's legislative session, Chairman Phil Mendelson said "the task force is not the issue," noting that he agrees with Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. Council votes for permanent ban against private marijuana-smoking clubstax force studying how to regulate such clubs. The task force has 120 days to o
D.C. Council votes for permanent ban against private marijuana-smoking clubs
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
tax force studying how to regulate such clubs. The task force has 120 days to offer recommendations. But council Chairman Phil Mendelson said the task force still has a job to do and that the permanent ban doesn’t shut down the conversation over... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
DC Council approves permanent ban on marijuana clubsdesignated places that charge a membership fee. The council created a task forc
DC Council approves permanent ban on marijuana clubs
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
designated places that charge a membership fee. The council created a task force to study the issue. But Council Chairman Phil Mendelson says the ban needed to move forward regardless because the city has no power to regulate pot clubs. It was... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Marijuana Advocates Gear Up for Tuesday’s Final Vote on Cannabis Club Banagenda for Tuesday's legislative meeting lists the permanent ban as an agenda i
Marijuana Advocates Gear Up for Tuesday’s Final Vote on Cannabis Club Ban
Washington City Paper / Posted 14 days ago
agenda for Tuesday's legislative meeting lists the permanent ban as an agenda item. (Staffers for D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson haven't returned a request for comment; the government is on holiday today.) "What is incredibly insulting... Read more
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The Washington Times
Muriel Bowser reaffirms bid to up D.C. minimum wageplace for the vast majority of cities and states across the country and everywh
Muriel Bowser reaffirms bid to up D.C. minimum wage
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
place for the vast majority of cities and states across the country and everywhere in our region.” D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson hasn’t signaled whether he would support Ms. Bowser’s legislation. “We have not seen the mayor’s proposal so... Read more
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The Washington Times
Muriel Bowser pushes $15 minimum wage for Washington, D.C.residents paths to better lives. She said she would deliver her bill to the D.C
Muriel Bowser pushes $15 minimum wage for Washington, D.C.
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
residents paths to better lives. She said she would deliver her bill to the D.C. Council this week. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson hasn’t signaled whether he would support the legislation, saying he needs to see the details. “We have not... Read more
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NBC Washington
New Police Union Leader Expects Better Relations With ChiefMuriel Bowser, but they have spoken by phone. The previous union leadership did
New Police Union Leader Expects Better Relations With Chief
NBC Washington / Posted 20 days ago
Muriel Bowser, but they have spoken by phone. The previous union leadership did not endorse Bowser or Council Chairman Phil Mendelson. Flanked by his vice chairman, Stephen Bigelow, Jr., and Secretary White, Mahl described his relationship... Read more
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NBC Washington
New DC FOP Leadership Expects Better Relationship With ChiefMuriel Bowser, but they have spoken by phone. The previous union leadership did
New DC FOP Leadership Expects Better Relationship With Chief
NBC Washington / Posted 21 days ago
Muriel Bowser, but they have spoken by phone. The previous union leadership did not endorse Bowser or Council Chairman Phil Mendelson. Flanked by his vice chairman, Stephen Bigelow, Jr., and Secretary White, Mahl described his relationship... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Mendelson Cautious as Bowser Preps $15 Minimum Wage Billspokesman Michael Czin telling LL the mayor will send the legislation to the D.
Mendelson Cautious as Bowser Preps $15 Minimum Wage Bill
Washington City Paper / Posted 21 days ago
spokesman Michael Czin telling LL the mayor will send the legislation to the D.C. Council next week. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson will decide a lot about the legislation's fate, but for now, he's cautious on the increase. On WAMU's The... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. City Council attempts to ban pot in private clubsto make sure we exercise our own best judgment not for ourselves but for citize
D.C. City Council attempts to ban pot in private clubs
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
to make sure we exercise our own best judgment not for ourselves but for citizens of the District.” But Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, a Democrat who voted to approve the ban, said the ban wouldn’t interfere with the task force. “The duties of... Read more
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Reuters
District of Columbia lawmakers ban public pot smokinga second time. Council members in the U.S. capital voted 7-6 to approve the me
District of Columbia lawmakers ban public pot smoking
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
a second time. Council members in the U.S. capital voted 7-6 to approve the measure, a spokeswoman for Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said. A second vote will be needed to finalize it. Two months ago, the council voted unanimously to create a... Read more
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Washington City Paper
D.C. Council Votes to Ban Pot Clubsjob." When asked by Orange why he supported voting on the legislation now, as
D.C. Council Votes to Ban Pot Clubs
Washington City Paper / Posted 24 days ago
job." When asked by Orange why he supported voting on the legislation now, as opposed to in September, Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said the "duties of task force are broader than as has been portrayed by those who want to defeat this bill."... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Tuesday: D.C. Council Expected to Vote to Proceed with Permanent Ban on Marijuana Clubsof legislative options after the task force has issued recommendations on marij
Tuesday: D.C. Council Expected to Vote to Proceed with Permanent Ban on Marijuana Clubs
CommonDreams.org / Posted 24 days ago
of legislative options after the task force has issued recommendations on marijuana clubs in the District. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson has opposed holding off on the permanent ban and has pushed the bill through the council in a move advocates... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Mendelson to Introduce Bill Waiving Procurement Rules for McMillanD.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson will introduce an emergency bill today to
Mendelson to Introduce Bill Waiving Procurement Rules for McMillan
Washington City Paper / Posted 24 days ago
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson will introduce an emergency bill today to waive a competitive bidding requirement in the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010 as it relates to the 2 million-square-foot mixed use project at the McMillan Sand... Read more
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Washington City Paper
The World’s Gonna Know Your Name: Local Politicians Who Should Get the Hamilton TreatmentMendo general.” John Wilson photo via D.C. Council; Boss Shepherd photo via Re
The World’s Gonna Know Your Name: Local Politicians Who Should Get the Hamilton Treatment
Washington City Paper / Posted 25 days ago
Mendo general.” John Wilson photo via D.C. Council; Boss Shepherd photo via Records of the Columbia Historical Society; William Howard Taft photo via Library of Congress; Carol Schwartz, Vince Gray, and Phil Mendelson photos by Darrow Mo... Read more
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NBC Miami
DC to Hold Emergency Vote on Sanders Ballot EligibilityD.C. Board of Elections until a day after the registration deadline of March 16
DC to Hold Emergency Vote on Sanders Ballot Eligibility
NBC Miami / Posted 29 days ago
D.C. Board of Elections until a day after the registration deadline of March 16. Bonds said in a memo to Council Chairman Phil Mendelson proposing the vote that parties should be given 24 hours between when candidates register with parties and... Read more
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Boston Globe
No, Bernie Sanders was not kicked off the D.C. ballotcandidates who had submitted their information in good faith before the deadlin
No, Bernie Sanders was not kicked off the D.C. ballot
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
candidates who had submitted their information in good faith before the deadline make the ballot. D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson echoed that sentiment. ‘‘I think the intent would be to make sure the process treats candidates fairly,’’... Read more
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Roll Call
What a Long, Strange Case: D.C. Budget Autonomyprocess. It sued the mayor, attorney general and chief financial officer to enf
What a Long, Strange Case: D.C. Budget Autonomy
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
process. It sued the mayor, attorney general and chief financial officer to enforce the referendum, with Council Chairman Phil Mendelson saying the council had no choice but to enforce what it saw as the will of the voters. In May 2014, a judge... Read more
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NBC Washington
No Tax Increases in DC Mayor's $13.5B Budget Proposalvarious different things we're doing and it's important for the city to keep us
No Tax Increases in DC Mayor's $13.5B Budget Proposal
NBC Washington / Posted 1 months ago
various different things we're doing and it's important for the city to keep us competitive," Evans said. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson will guide the council review on changes to the expansive budget. The council will vote on the new budget by... Read more
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The Washington Times
Muriel Bowser, D.C. mayor, presents $13.4 billion budget to D.C. Councilfrom lawmakers outside of a few offers of congratulations. “At first blush, it
Muriel Bowser, D.C. mayor, presents $13.4 billion budget to D.C. Council
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
from lawmakers outside of a few offers of congratulations. “At first blush, it looks very sound,” said council Chairman Phil Mendelson, at-large Democrat. Thursday was the first time the council had a chance to look at the details of the full... Read more

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