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Five Suggestions to Improve Arts Policy in DC's FY15

Five Suggestions to Improve Arts Policy in DC's FY15

Robert Bettmann  04. 8.2014
With the democratic primary completed, it's time to assess mayor Gray on the arts.
Washington Mayor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Washington Mayor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Reuters  03.31.2014
(Adds quote from spokeswoman, details on measure) WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) - District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray...

Possible Prosecutorial Misconduct in Jeffrey Thompson Case

Peter D. Rosenstein  03.12.2014
U.S. Attorney Ron Machen appears to be coming very close to the line, if he hasn't already crossed it, of prosecutorial misconduct in his...

Vincent Gray Wins D.C. Latino, Asian and Pacific Islander Caucuses Endorsements

Franklin Garcia  03. 4.2014
Both the D.C. Latino Caucus and the D.C. Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus held straw polls. Both polls were won by the current...

D.C. Council Runs Amok as Members Run for Office

Peter D. Rosenstein  01. 6.2014
Four members of the D.C. Council are running in the Democratic primary and one Independent is has announced he is exploring a run for Mayor....
DC Mayor Confronts Senate Democrats Over Shutdown

DC Mayor Confronts Senate Democrats Over Shutdown

Sabrina Siddiqui  10. 9.2013
WASHINGTON -- A press event held Wednesday by Senate Democrats to escalate pressure on Republicans over the government shutdown was overshadowed...
Mayor Backs Down To Walmart

Mayor Backs Down To Walmart

Reuters  09.12.2013
Sept 12 (Reuters) - Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray on Thursday vetoed a controversial minimum wage bill that could have discouraged...
D.C. Council and School Reform: First, Do No Harm

D.C. Council and School Reform: First, Do No Harm

Patricia McGuire  06.17.2013
We all can agree that the status quo is unacceptable. But we also need to agree that continuing destabilization of school leadership, and...
Remembering Chuck Brown

Remembering Chuck Brown

05.16.2013
Thursday night at D.C.'s Howard Theater, The Chuck Brown All Star Go-Go Tribute Band, among others, will honor the first anniversary of...
Mayor's Proposal Will Allow Guns in Shelter: It's Time for a Ceasefire

Mayor's Proposal Will Allow Guns in Shelter: It's Time for a Ceasefire

Patty Mullahy Fugere  05. 9.2013
The Mayor cannot be so entrenched in his position that he is willing to allow a bill to become law that would allow guns, drugs, and violence...
Pushing for More Progress in the District's Children's Mental Health System

Pushing for More Progress in the District's Children's Mental Health System

Judith Sandalow  05. 8.2013
Last year Children's Law Center published a plan with practical recommendations to improve the children's mental health system in the District....
D.C.'s Millionaire Tax Shelter: Out-of-State Bonds

D.C.'s Millionaire Tax Shelter: Out-of-State Bonds

Ed Lazere  05. 7.2013
A concern about protecting retirees who rely on out-of-state bonds makes sense. But using that argument to protect a tax shelter for multi-millionaires...