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Chicago Tribune
Fight over 'flushable' wipes D.C. says are clogging sewer systems heads to federal courtyet proposed detailed regulations - must be "clearly and conspicuously" labeled
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
yet proposed detailed regulations - must be "clearly and conspicuously" labeled as something that "should not be flushed." D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh, who sponsored the legislation, called Kimberly-Clark's lawsuit "sort of ridiculous." Cheh,... Read more
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NBC Washington
Regulation Under Review After DC Cracks Down on Dogs at Barsafternoon, the D.C. Department of Health changed its position on dogs at bars,
NBC Washington / Posted 20 hours ago
afternoon, the D.C. Department of Health changed its position on dogs at bars, saying it’s reviewing the regulation, and a D.C. Council member is considering emergency legislation to allow dogs at some restaurants. Published 44 minutes ago |... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fight over 'flushable' wipes D.C. says are clogging sewer systems heads to federal courtyet proposed detailed regulations - must be "clearly and conspicuously" labeled
The Morning Call / Posted 20 hours ago
yet proposed detailed regulations - must be "clearly and conspicuously" labeled as something that "should not be flushed." D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh, who sponsored the legislation, called Kimberly-Clark's lawsuit "sort of ridiculous." Cheh,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Fight over 'flushable' wipes D.C. says are clogging sewer systems heads to federal courtyet proposed detailed regulations - must be "clearly and conspicuously" labeled
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
yet proposed detailed regulations - must be "clearly and conspicuously" labeled as something that "should not be flushed." D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh, who sponsored the legislation, called Kimberly-Clark's lawsuit "sort of ridiculous." Cheh,... Read more
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NBC Washington
Tom Sherwood's Notebook: Unsettled History ... Stilljaw up off the floor — even when the facts ring vaguely familiar.” ■ Local pol
NBC Washington / Posted 22 hours ago
jaw up off the floor — even when the facts ring vaguely familiar.” ■ Local politics. We’ve written several times that the D.C. Council may be one of the most progressive in the country, but cautioned that its group of new laws regulating business... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. to target zombie propertiesand there’s likely to be a bit of politics tossed about as well, which is OK. A
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
and there’s likely to be a bit of politics tossed about as well, which is OK. After all, Mrs. Patterson served as a D.C. Council member for many years in Ward 3 — an area as allergic to zombie property as its tony neighborhoods, including... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. Council to take on taxes, spendingThe D.C. Council finally returns to the lawmaking business this week and its fi
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
The D.C. Council finally returns to the lawmaking business this week and its first order of business is, well, the business of taxing and spending. D.C. lawmakers are considering raising taxes to help finance the Metro system and increasing fees and... Read more
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The Hill
House votes to block D.C. reproductive health lawmy amendment, some employers in the District of Columbia would be forced to emb
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
my amendment, some employers in the District of Columbia would be forced to embrace the beliefs of the 13 members of the D.C. Council.” Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the District’s nonvoting delegate to Congress, blasted her colleagues... Read more
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NBC Washington
Clear Skies for Mayor Bowser?white and middle-class African-American voters, maybe opening a narrow path for
NBC Washington / Posted 8 days ago
white and middle-class African-American voters, maybe opening a narrow path for Gray, the former mayor and current Ward 7 D.C. Council member. On WAMU’s Politics Hour on Friday, Racine declined to embrace Bowser. He has had many positive things... Read more
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The Washington Times
Larry Hogan’s hard cash offer puts other Metro stakeholders on the spotthem than they do on the wealthy.) The timing of Mr. Hogan’s letter is perfect
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
them than they do on the wealthy.) The timing of Mr. Hogan’s letter is perfect. Congress is returning to Washington, the D.C. Council finally gets back to serious business next week and the smell of a new fiscal year is in the air. All that’s... Read more
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The Hill
Rep. Palmer’s op-ed distorts DC reproductive health ordinanceand procedures, such as abortion or contraception. That’s a flat-out lie. As t
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
and procedures, such as abortion or contraception. That’s a flat-out lie. As the original sponsor of the bill in the D.C. Council, I know what the law does: It prevents employers from discriminating against women because of their reproductive... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Only in D.C.: What to do when your neighbor is a foreign governmenttheir properties without instigating retaliation at U.S. embassies abroad. Som
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
their properties without instigating retaliation at U.S. embassies abroad. Sometimes it works, other times not so much. D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, D-Ward 3, and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D, the District's nonvoting representative in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. delegate, urges city action, taxes on foreign-owned sitesproperties that housed former diplomats but have since been abandoned.” In a l
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
properties that housed former diplomats but have since been abandoned.” In a letter Wednesday to Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey DeWitt, Ms. Norton noted that New York City and... Read more
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The Hill
Congress can — and should — repeal DC's assisted suicide lawThe District of Columbia recently became the seventh “suicide” jurisdiction in
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
The District of Columbia recently became the seventh “suicide” jurisdiction in the country when the D.C. council passed the Death with Dignity Act in February. No one has yet to kill themselves under the law using a massive, prescribed dose of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Dueling clergy protests over the Trump presidency converge on WashingtonAvenue in Northwest Washington along the way. Martin Luther King Jr.'s son, Mar
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
Avenue in Northwest Washington along the way. Martin Luther King Jr.'s son, Martin Luther King III, Sharpton and D.C. Council member Vincent C. Gray helped to lead the march. Korey Wise, one of five young men wrongfully accused in the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Cities Are Guaranteeing Tenants Access To A Lawyer To Help Them Fight Evictionthe case. Those tenants who were assigned lawyers were six times less likely to
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 28 days ago
the case. Those tenants who were assigned lawyers were six times less likely to be evicted. In The Washington Post, D.C. council members Charles Allen, Kenyan R. McDuffie, and Mary M. Cheh, who have this year introduced legislation to expand... Read more
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NBC Washington
Here in the Real Worldmore than $3.5 billion on modernizing or replacing schools that, quite simply,
NBC Washington / Posted 29 days ago
more than $3.5 billion on modernizing or replacing schools that, quite simply, were hellholes in many cases. At-large D.C. Council member David Grosso, chair of the council’s Committee on Education, told WAMU’s Politics Hour on Friday that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A billionaire-owned restaurant charged a 'minimum wage' fee. Outrage ensued.the restaurant. The minimum wage in Washington is $12.50 and will rise to $15
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
the restaurant. The minimum wage in Washington is $12.50 and will rise to $15 by 2020, according to legislation from the D.C. Council approved last year. The minimum wage for tipped workers in D.C. is $3.33, and will reach $5 by 2020. A study... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A restaurant charged a ‘minimum wage’ fee. Outrage ensued.the restaurant. The minimum wage in Washington is $12.50 and will rise to $15
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
the restaurant. The minimum wage in Washington is $12.50 and will rise to $15 by 2020, according to legislation from the D.C. Council approved last year. The minimum wage for tipped workers in D.C. is $3.33, and will reach $5 by 2020. A study... Read more

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