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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 »


Inclement Weather Closure Status for Monday, January 25th: Closed.

January 24, 2016 --  Read More »


Inclement weather closure status for Friday January 22nd.

January 21, 2016 --  Read More »


Schedule for the Council’s Performance Oversight and Budget Hearings is Now Official

January 19, 2016 --  Read More »


New Year Brings Fresh Insight into Council Action of the Past

January 7, 2016 -- In late July of last year, the Council of the District of Columbia and the National Archives announced a historic partnership effort, through which all legislation passed by the pre-Home Rule District Council would be scanned and made readily available to the public for the first time. Read More »


First Legislative Meeting of the New Year is a High Point for Fans of Council Procedural Details

January 5, 2016 -- With the its final Legislative Meeting of 2015 just 21 days behind us, and the holidays having passed in the interim, it was not surprising that the Council’s first Legislative Meeting of 2016 had a comparatively light agenda. But what the meeting lacked in content, it more than made up for with procedural complexity.  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for January 5, 2016 Legislative Meeting

December 30, 2015 --  Read More »


One Last 2015 Legislative Meeting Closes Out Police Body-Worn Camera Issue…For This Year

December 15, 2015 -- Since the publication of our article describing the Council’s prior (Seventeenth) Legislative Meeting as the last of the year, an Additional (Eighteenth) Legislative Meeting was added to the calendar.  Read More »


Emergency Measures for the Additional December 15th Legislative Meeting

December 11, 2015 --  Read More »


Notice of Meeting about Emergency Preparedness

December 3, 2015 -- December 3, 2015 - Notice of Meeting about Emergency Preparedness. A briefing with Metropolitan Police Department Chief Lanier and Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency Director Geldart on emergency preparedness has been convened. - Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 9:00 a.m., Chairman’s Conference Room. Read More »


Final Legislative Meeting of 2015 Marks Midpoint of Process for Some Items, and Debut of Next Budget

December 2, 2015 --  Read More »


API Thanksgiving to Open Government Advocates

November 25, 2015 --  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for December 1, 2015 Legislative Meeting

November 23, 2015 --  Read More »


Council Improves One Mayoral Initiative, Advances Another

November 4, 2015 --  Read More »


Emergency Measures for the November 3, 2015 Legislative Meeting

October 29, 2015 --  Read More »


District’s Financial Success Translates into Middle Class Tax Cuts, Thanks to Council’s Budget Plan

October 13, 2015 --  Read More »


Family Leave, Privatized Ambulance Service Draw Attention, Shed Light on Legislative Process

October 7, 2015 --  Read More »


Emergency Measures for October 6th Legislative Meeting

October 1, 2015 --  Read More »


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