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Washington D.C. panel recommends plan to bury power lines
A nearly $1 billion plan to bury power lines in the District of Columbia was recommended on Wednesday by a task force set up last year after widespread storm outages.
The Washington Post
D.C. Council members take bold measures during budget process
Mayoral politics and governance collided Thursday as several potential contenders in next year's race pushed through major changes to Mayor Vincent C. Gray's goals.
Winning cities announced for CH2M HILL-supported National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation
CH2M HILL WaterMatch partnered with Wyland Foundation on the National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation to promote resource conservation and the importance of sustainability during Earth Month in April.
Mayor Vincent Gray wants access to licenses for immigrants
People living in the country illegally would be able to get driver's licenses in the nation's capital under a bill that Mayor Vincent Gray plans to introduce.
Redskins under pressure to change name
The Redskins have long-resisted the notion of changing the storied franchise's name.
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N.M. Gov. Makes Appointments To Health Exchange Board
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Fla. Rep. Compares DC to Teens Wanting More Independence
A Florida congressman ticked off District officials Thursday when he compared the city's push for budget autonomy to teenagers wanting more independence.
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American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation to...
This first-of-its-kind preservation effort will enlist the help of Washington, D.C. Metro area residents, and anyone who loves the Capital Region, to help choose which of 24 historic buildings, icons and landmarks will receive a portion of the $1 million in preservation funding.
The Washington Post
How Michael Steele learned at the foot of a D.C. political legend
At Joseph P. Yeldell 's funeral Saturday, which packed the pews of Springfield Baptist Church in Shaw, there were many expected tributes to a man who did as much as anyone except Marion Barry to define and direct the first three decades of D.C. Home Rule and Democratic politics.
Washington DC holds independence referendum over taxation
Washington DC's status as a federal city means that it has no representation in the Senate and a non-voting presence in the House.
Union chief takes aim at Gray amid overtime dispute
The leader of the D.C. chapter of America's largest labor group said on Monday that Mayor Vincent Gray's "assault upon the collective bargaining process" was jeopardizing his relationship with the unions that have been vital to his political success.