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The Atlantic
House Republicans Won't Let D.C. Divorce Congressprocurement—and lose out on revenue—while it waits for federal approval of its
House Republicans Won't Let D.C. Divorce Congress
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
procurement—and lose out on revenue—while it waits for federal approval of its annual budget, according to testimony from Phil Mendelson, chairman of the D.C. Council. For Republicans, the budget conflict forces them to choose between two... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. officials eye eminent domain in homeless shelter planabout this. That’s not the way you use the tool of eminent domain. That’s a bit
D.C. officials eye eminent domain in homeless shelter plan
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
about this. That’s not the way you use the tool of eminent domain. That’s a bit haphazard.” But D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, who presented the plan, and property-rights lawyers said Wednesday that there’s little doubt the District... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
D.C. Council votes to amend mayor’s homeless shelter planof 50 units in each shelter, which was shot down by the Council in a four-to-ei
D.C. Council votes to amend mayor’s homeless shelter plan
The GW Hatchet / Posted 7 days ago
of 50 units in each shelter, which was shot down by the Council in a four-to-eight vote. Earlier in the day, Council chair Phil Mendelson said Bowser’s plan was “hampered by obfuscation and misinformation,” according to Washington City... Read more
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NBC Washington
Two Radical Changeson five privately owned sites around the city and close the decrepit D.C. Gener
Two Radical Changes
NBC Washington / Posted 8 days ago
on five privately owned sites around the city and close the decrepit D.C. General shelter in 2018. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson instead offered a substitute bill moving three of those five projects onto parcels already owned by the city.... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. Council moves to revise Mayor Muriel Bowser’s homeless proposalfacilities across the city to house its residents. Under the revised plan, whi
D.C. Council moves to revise Mayor Muriel Bowser’s homeless proposal
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
facilities across the city to house its residents. Under the revised plan, which was largely reworked by council Chairman Phil Mendelson, the city would buy two proposed shelter sites from their owners. Three of the proposed sites would shift to... Read more
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The Washington Times
DEBORAH SIMMONS: D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser the handmaiden of the weekof council members sided with a rewrite of her homeless plan, dropping an F bom
DEBORAH SIMMONS: D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser the handmaiden of the week
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
of council members sided with a rewrite of her homeless plan, dropping an F bomb and shouting at D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson as if he had cut his puppet strings. The mayor’s ambitious proposal, which never sat well with homeowners,... Read more
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Roll Call
Congress Aims to Keep Hold of D.C. Purse StringsDistrict to have a voting member in the House and two Senators. Republicans hav
Congress Aims to Keep Hold of D.C. Purse Strings
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
District to have a voting member in the House and two Senators. Republicans have called the effort a non-starter. Phil Mendelson, chairman of the D.C. City Council which passed the act in 2012, said being tied to the congressional... Read more
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The Washington Times
Congress eyes law to bar D.C. from spending local funds without approvaljeopardy,” former D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan told the committee. In
Congress eyes law to bar D.C. from spending local funds without approval
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
jeopardy,” former D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan told the committee. In Thursday’s hearing, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson didn’t comment on the Budget Autonomy Act’s legality, but instead spoke to the broader need for budget... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own moneyWashington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by forme
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money
Darien News-Review / Posted 13 days ago
Washington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by former Greenstein Delorme and Luchs partner Jacques DePuy, left, and former District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan, right, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own moneyWashington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by forme
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
Washington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by former Greenstein Delorme and Luchs partner Jacques DePuy, left, and former District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan, right, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own moneyWashington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson testifies on Capitol Hill
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
Washington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 12, 2016, before a House Oversight Government Operations subcommittee hearing on whether the District of Columbia government truly has the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own moneyWashington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by forme
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Washington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by former Greenstein Delorme and Luchs partner Jacques DePuy, left, and former District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan, right, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own moneyWashington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by forme
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 13 days ago
Washington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by former Greenstein Delorme and Luchs partner Jacques DePuy, left, and former District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan, right, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own moneyWashington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by forme
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money
The New Canaan News / Posted 13 days ago
Washington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by former Greenstein Delorme and Luchs partner Jacques DePuy, left, and former District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan, right, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own moneyWashington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by forme
Congress asking if DC government can spend its own money
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
Washington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, center, flanked by former Greenstein Delorme and Luchs partner Jacques DePuy, left, and former District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan, right, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Congress Poised to Question D.C. Budget Autonomy Tomorrowthe already vulnerable and limited rights of American citizens living in Washin
Congress Poised to Question D.C. Budget Autonomy Tomorrow
Washington City Paper / Posted 14 days ago
the already vulnerable and limited rights of American citizens living in Washington, D.C." D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson is scheduled to testify at Thursday's hearing, alongside other attorneys and officials. In a release last... Read more
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NBC Washington
DC Leaders Release Constitution for State of 'New Columbia'Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson and other members of the
DC Leaders Release Constitution for State of 'New Columbia'
NBC Washington / Posted 16 days ago
Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson and other members of the New Columbia Statehood Commission unveiled the 30-page document Friday afternoon at President Lincoln's Cottage on Rock Creek Church Road, where Lincoln is said to have... Read more
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Washington City Paper
With New Constitution in the Works, What Should a D.C. State Be Named?admissions act that, Perry said, "would spell out a whole host of powers" not i
With New Constitution in the Works, What Should a D.C. State Be Named?
Washington City Paper / Posted 19 days ago
admissions act that, Perry said, "would spell out a whole host of powers" not in the constitution. D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson noted that officials expect many residents to vote on the future referendum because 2016 is a presidential... Read more
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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 26 days 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 28 days ago
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 30 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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