Posts Tagged ‘Phil Mendelson’

The Loosies: The Best, Worst, and Weirdest in D.C. Politics in 2014

LL hands out D.C.’s most coveted holiday presents.

Phil Mendelson Keeps Education Committee, Creates Housing Committee

Mendelson shuffles committees

D.C. Council Approves D.C. United Stadium

A new facility at Buzzard Point will cost up to $150 million in public funds, with the team paying about that much more for the actual building.

Everybody Except Akridge Makes Nice on Soccer Stadium Deal

Eminent domain looms for soccer stadium land.

D.C. Council Freshmen Have Big Dreams, Little Power

Meet the new class

Marion Barry Sent Off With Lengthy, Often Lively Memorial

The District celebrates the mayor-for-life one final time.

D.C. United Stadium Passes First Vote, With Hurdles Ahead

Another vote is set for Dec. 16, but the funding mechanism is still a bit up in the air.

D.C. Attorney General Says Plan to Fund D.C. United Stadium Is Illegal

A last-minute legal hitch comes up as the Council votes on the stadium deal.

Vote Like This: Washington City Paper’s 2014 General Election Endorsements

Who to pick for mayor, D.C. Council, and attorney general—plus, legalize it.

D.C. Council Votes to Override Gray’s Budget Veto

Outgoing Mayor Vince Gray's lame duck administration got a little lamer today. As expected, Gray's Friday veto of the D.C. Council's budget went down in flames this afternoon, with the mayor unable to managing to win a single new councilmember to his side.
The Council voted 12-1 to override Gray's vetoes and stick with the budget formulated by Council Chairman Phil [...]