Posts Tagged ‘D.C. budget autonomy’

District Line Daily: Wizard Magic

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The Wizards decisively beat the Pacers last night with a 102-79 win to stay alive in the [...]

District Line Daily: D.C. Family Feud

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The D.C. Council sued the mayor for the first time in a decade Thursday, challenging the [...]

Obama’s Budget Would Give D.C. More Autonomy. But Can It Pass?

President Barack Obama's proposed $56 billion budget for the next fiscal year could be good news for the District, symbolically at least.
For the first time, the federal budget includes statutory language that would give the District legislative autonomy, which would eliminate the congressional review period for legislation passed by the D.C. Council and signed by [...]

District Line Daily: D.C. Still Not Free

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The Government Accountability Office issued a blow to D.C. Thursday, writing in a report that [...]

District Line Daily: Almost Autonomous

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An amendment to the D.C. charter giving the city government power to spend local tax revenue [...]

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