Posts Tagged ‘D.C. Council’

Should Tipped Workers Be Included in D.C.’s Minimum Wage Legislation?

The question lingers as Bowser finalizes a bill expected to be submitted this week.

Next Wave of Community Meetings for D.C. General Plan Begins on Monday

Six meetings will take place next week; one the following.

Public Service Commission Approves Pepco-Exelon Merger [UPDATE]

In a 2-1 decision

Cost of Planned Wizards’ Practice Arena Stirs Debate

A bill before the D.C. Council would limit the District's contribution to the project at $50 million.

Third-Party Ambulance Service Begins Next Monday

Officials hope the ambulances will relieve pressure on D.C.'s public fleet.

How Would D.C. General Replacement Shelters Affect School Enrollment?

The issue came up last week at a D.C. Council oversight hearing on education.

Police Chief: 2015 Was the First Year Homicides Didn’t Drop in Targeted Areas

Still, violent crime dropped 14 percent in these four police service areas.

D.C. May Create Task Force to Study Street Harassment

The task force would prepare a report on data and best practices designed to curb it.

How Many Registered Voters Does D.C. Have?

Just six percent of District voters belong to the GOP

DCRA to Conduct Regular Inspections Against Illegal Construction on Weekends

Take note, misfit contractors.

FEMS Department Faces Heavy Criticism at D.C. Council Hearing

"We can't afford to keep making these types of mistakes," Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie said.

More D.C. Public School Students Are Eating School-Served Meals

Meal-participation rates have gone up in the past couple of years.

‘A Moral Issue': Ward 1 Residents Divided Over Location of Proposed Family Shelter

Attendees sharply disagreed over the proposed shelter's location and D.C.'s process for selecting the site.

Bowser on FEMS Official’s Resignation: ‘Nothing Really Shocks Me’

The department's medical director recently resigned, saying "people are needlessly dying."

Ahead of Third Hearing on Paid Leave Legislation, D.C. Council Makes Contested Changes to Bill

Mendelson circulated changes rolling back certain provisions.