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DC Defunds Youth Courts, Pushes Kids Into Criminal Justice System

Michael Shank | Posted 12.21.2013 | DC
Michael Shank

Will the District of Columbia be able to provide an alternative for juvenile offenses that are better suited to reducing recidivism than prosecution in the court system?

Sabrina Siddiqui

DC Mayor Confronts Senate Democrats Over Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A press event held Wednesday by Senate Democrats to escalate pressure on Republicans over the government shutdown was overshadowed by a ...

Georgetown Cupcake In BIG Trouble

Posted 02.02.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C.'s Georgetown Cupcake is usually associated with long lines. Now it's also got big liens. The Washington Business Journal got hol...

D.C. Public Schools Help Launch 'One Million Kids' Anti-Bullying Campaign

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 01.15.2013 | DC
Rep. Mike Honda

I encourage new members to join me in the Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus and continue to build further coalitions with our youth, communities, educators and elected officials as we address and diminish this issue.

Washington, D.C. Is Getting Hot! for Start-ups

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology
Julie Kantor

The perception of Washington, D.C. is not the reality of D.C. We have green grass, and big trees, and several blue ribbon elementary schools and we are more than a one-or-two-industry-wonder, thanks to technology and a vibrant new start-up scene.

D.C. Mayor Not Aware Of 'Troubling' Practice?

AP | DANIEL WAGNER and BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 09.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia government is taking a portion of workers' retirement contributions for "administrative expenses" without telli...

D.C. Scandals Are 'A Stain On The Government'

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 08.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The former chairman of the District of Columbia Council pleaded guilty Friday to lying about his income on bank loan applications, ...

Adams Morgan Petition: 'Stop Treating Record Stores Like Pawn Shops' (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A new petition circulating among Adams Morgan businessowners is asking District of Columbia officials to "stop treating record stores an...

Arin Greenwood

Police Tell Adams Morgan Businesses They Lack Proper License

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Cathy Chung, who co-owns the Adams Morgan vintage clothing store Meeps, will obtain whatever business permits the District of Columbia's...

We Can Fix Our Campaign Finance Laws and Use Full Disclosure to Stop Corruption in D.C.

David Grosso | Posted 04.16.2012 | DC
David Grosso

Corruption in D.C. damages our chances for full voting rights and cheats District residents. Recent federal prosecutions, along with a cascade of elections, may help clean out the D.C. Council. But we need more.

Is It Going To Snow?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With the gray skies and all the snow removal equipment parked on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, you might get the feeling that the nation's cap...

Bowser To D.C. Council: Ignore Emergency Ethics Push (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) sent a letter to her colleagues urging them to not support any emergency leg...

Arin Greenwood

D.C. An Unlikely Direct Target For Category 2 Hurricane, But 'It Could Happen'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Wednesday's D.C.-wide, full-scale simulation of a Category 2 hurricane taking a direct hit on the city might lead area residents to wond...

Does Washington Know Best?

Patrick Mara | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC
Patrick Mara

By law, every single individual legally residing in our nation's capital is deprived of full participation in the great American tradition of democracy. There's no excuse for it.

Zach Carter

Government Shutdown Could Slow Tax Refunds, Crimp Use Of Largest Federal Anti-Poverty Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A prolonged government shutdown could deliver a blow to many poor American families by limiting or delaying access to the federal govern...