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D.C. Council member discusses Northrop Grumman move

City Council member Jack Evans explains why he wants the company to feel welcome.

Tags: management , Northrop Grumman , Jack Evans , Contracting

Wednesday - 02/03/2010, 02:54pm EST

Census reminds us all to fill out that form

The Census Bureau marks another milestone on the road to the 2010 Census. "National Census Day" was supposed to remind Americans of the importance of filling out census forms, and returning them by mail. At stake: hundreds of millions of dollars in federal aid allocated by population to local communities.

Tags: management , Census , Michael Brown , Eleanor Holmes Norton , Fernando Armstrong , Max Cacas

Friday - 04/02/2010, 07:11am EDT

D.C. City Council meets for first time since Thomas civil action

The D.C. City Council meets for a working breakfast Tuesday morning, a day after the attorney general accused Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. of "willfully and knowingly" receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal donations through his non-profit organization.

Tags: Mark Segraves , Harry Thomas

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 05:56am EDT

D.C. dredges up idea of commuter tax

The D.C. City Council is expected to pass a measure that calls for taxing D.C. government workers who don't live inside the District.

Tags: commuter tax , D.C. , Mark Segraves , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 05/26/2010, 09:09am EDT

Does D.C. have an anti-car bias?

"To be honest, trying to squeeze as many cars as we try to squeeze into our city streets isn't working," says Gabe Klein, director of the D.C. Department of Transportation.

Tags: D.C. Department of Transportation , Gabe Klein , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 04/27/2010, 08:15am EDT

D.C. Council passes medical marijuana bill

The D.C. Council on Tuesday gave unanimous initial approval to a bill that would allow patients with chronic illnesses to buy marijuana from distribution centers sanctioned by the city.

Tags: medical marijuana , David Catania , Phil Mendelson

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 08:45pm EDT

D.C. teachers could become highest paid in nation

D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee and the Washington Teachers Union have agreed on a new contract.

Tags: D.C. , D.C. Public Schools , Adrian Fenty , Michelle Rhee , Washington Teachers Union , American Federation of Teachers , State of the District , Veronica Robinson

Friday - 04/09/2010, 05:51pm EDT

Evans, Kwame Brown to run for D.C. Council chair

Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans will run for the City Council Chairmanship in the Democratic primary in September, WTOP has learned.

Tags: Jack Evans , Kwame Brown , Vincent Gray , Mark Plotkin , Colleen Kelleher , D.C. primary , Mark Segraves

Wednesday - 03/31/2010, 11:10am EDT

D.C. Fire Chief: Changes in order after girl's death

D.C. Fire and EMS Chief Dennis Rubin says changes will be made to his department following the death of a 2-year-old girl.

Tags: D.C. , D,C. Fire and EMS , Dennis Rubin , Stephanie Stevens , Phil Mendelson

Friday - 03/12/2010, 06:05pm EST

Barry 'misused goverment funds,' report finds

D.C. councilmember Marion Barry "misused government funds" by awarding contracts to his former girlfriend, according to a new report.

Tags: Marion Barry , Mark Segraves , Bob Bennett , Donna Watts-Brighthaupt

Tuesday - 02/16/2010, 01:43pm EST