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Is D.C. Budget Autonomy On Its Way?

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 06.21.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Voters in the nation's capital are all but certain to approve a charter amendment on Tuesday that would grant the city more control...

D.C. Budget: Drinking for Dollars

Georgiana Bloom | Posted 08.20.2012 | DC
Georgiana Bloom

Whether every weekend or on holidays, extending drinking hours in public establishments in D.C. is unwise.

Sunday Booze? Councilmember Pushes New Alcohol Plan

Posted 04.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) is looking for $3.2 million to help kill a revenue-generating provision in Mayo...

Issa Hopes For Happy Ending On D.C. Budget Autonomy

| Posted 04.03.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Three months into the second session of the 112th Congress, dynamics are shifting on legislative efforts to give th...

Why Don't Mary Cheh or Tommy Wells Support $10 Million for D.C. Arts?

Robert Bettmann | Posted 04.29.2012 | DC
Robert Bettmann

Government funding is critically important to local artists and arts organizations, but how much arts funding is the right amount of arts funding?

Va. Gov. Supports D.C. Budget Autonomy

| Posted 02.23.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Giving momentum to the growing movement for D.C. budget autonomy, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has signaled his ...

Laura Bassett

Eleanor Holmes Norton: Abortion Rider Is 'Fatal' To D.C. Spending Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Washington D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) faced a tough decision earlier this week: Would she support a proposed bill that grants D.C. some m...

A Cruel Summer: Budget Cuts Rob City Kids Of Activities

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 07.31.2011 | Education

NEW YORK — A rising number of children can look forward to excruciatingly boring school breaks this year as budget crises in places such as New ...