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The Mystery is Solved: Council’s Plaque Finally Identified in Time for Memorial Day

May 27, 2016 -- Just prior to Veterans Day in 2010, the Council held a media event seeking the help of journalists and the general public in solving a mystery. The mystery involved a massive plaque listing hundreds of names, damaged when removed for a renovation, and subsequently shunted off and forgotten in a closet. No one remembered much about the plaque, and even after the 2010 event, it remained a mystery. Read More »


Take a Mind-blowing 360° Tour of the Wilson Building on Your Phone, or From Your Desk

May 19, 2016 --  Read More »


In One Fell Swoop, Council Tackles Three Critical and Longstanding Topics

May 18, 2016 --  Read More »


Council Undertakes Annual Budget Discussion Working Meeting

May 11, 2016 --  Read More »


Budget Discussion on FY 2017 Budget

May 6, 2016 -- Notice of Councilmember Budget Discussion on FY 2017 Budget Read More »


Ceremonials and Contracts Mark the Calm Before the Budget Storm

May 3, 2016 -- Much of the work of government lies not in headline-grabbing or conflict-causing measures, but in the routine, incremental efforts that keep the government operating and improving on a day-to-day basis. Today’s legislative meeting accomplished that goal, serving more as exposition than climactic action in the narrative of the day. With the first votes on budget legislation scheduled for an Additional Legislative Meeting on May 17, we will return to more momentous subject matter at that time. In that way, today was the calm before the storm.  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for May 3, 2016 Legislative Meeting

April 28, 2016 --  Read More »


Narrow Majority Maintains Its Stance in Marijuana Social Club Vote

April 20, 2016 --  Read More »


Smoke Signals, and a Slow Bern, Mark a Productive 23rd Legislative Meeting

April 6, 2016 --  Read More »


Schedule for the Council’s Budget Hearings is Now Official

April 5, 2016 --  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for April 5, 2015 Legislative Meeting

March 31, 2016 --  Read More »


Council’s Battle for Budget Autonomy Wins Substantial Victory for DC Taxpayers

March 23, 2016 --  Read More »


Victory on Budget Autonomy: Chairman Mendelson’s Statement

March 18, 2016 --  Read More »


Council Takes Action on Two Major Portfolios with Passage of Public Safety, Walter Reed Measures

March 1, 2016 --  Read More »


Emergency Measures for March 1, 2016 Legislative Meeting

February 25, 2016 --  Read More »


21st Legislative Meeting of Council Period 21 Lasts 210 Seconds

February 17, 2016 --  Read More »


Emergency Measures for February 16th Additional Legislative Meeting

February 10, 2016 --  Read More »


Judiciary Performance Oversight Hearing for 2/4/2016 has been postponed

February 4, 2016 --  Read More »


Compromise is Cornerstone of Productive Twentieth Legislative Meeting

February 3, 2016 --  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for February 2, 2016 Legislative Meeting

January 28, 2016 --  Read More »


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