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Emergency Legislation for January 10, 2017 Legislative Meeting

January 5, 2017 --  Read More »


Following Swearing-In of Councilmembers, Council Period 22 is Underway

January 2, 2017 --  Read More »


Tentative Committee Assignments for 2017-18 Released, Pending Confirmation January 2

December 21, 2016 --  Read More »


Final Meeting of Council Period 21 Capped by Passage of Universal Paid Leave

December 21, 2016 --  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for December 20, 2016 Legislative Meeting

December 15, 2016 --  Read More »


World War II Memorial Reinstalled Today After Decades of Neglect and Mystery

December 12, 2016 --  Read More »


Universal Paid Leave Bill Passes First Vote by Wide Margin

December 8, 2016 --  Read More »


Economic and Policy Impact Statement: Universal Paid Leave

December 2, 2016 --  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for December 6, 2016 Legislative Meeting

December 1, 2016 --  Read More »


Third-to-Last Legislative Meeting Produces High Amount of Legislation, Low Amount of Debate

November 16, 2016 --  Read More »


Honor Restored, A Mystery Solved, and History Reborn

November 11, 2016 -- On Veterans Day (Friday, November 11), Chairman Phil Mendelson and the Council of the District of Columbia righted a decades-old wrong and restored honor to nearly 2,000 DC government employees and warriors who had inadvertently lost their place of honor in our seat of government.  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for the November 15 2016 Legislative Meeting

November 9, 2016 --  Read More »


Death with Dignity, Youth Smoking Ban Pass After Powerful Debate

November 2, 2016 --  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for November 1, 2016 Legislative Meeting

October 27, 2016 --  Read More »


Brief Agenda Yields Long Meeting, Approved Constitution, New State Name

October 19, 2016 -- You can’t judge a meeting by the page length of its agenda. Nor can you judge it by the scope of the advocacy presence in the Chamber. The most recent Committee of the Whole meeting, and the subsequent 34th Legislative Meeting, had some of the shortest agendas in recent history. Those anticipating that the short agendas would translate into brief meetings were only half correct. While the Legislative Meeting’s duration mirrored the brevity of its agenda, the earlier Committee of the Whole meeting grew comparatively lengthy. This was due to a single, but momentous, agenda item: the Constitution of our future state. Read More »


Council to Offer Fresh, Local Food Options to Wilson Building Staff and Visitors

October 17, 2016 --  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for October 18, 2016 Legislative Meeting

October 14, 2016 --  Read More »


Metro, Youth Justice, Health, Quality of Life Measures Dominate Agenda at 33rd Legislative Meeting

October 12, 2016 --  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for October 11, 2016 Legislative Meeting

October 6, 2016 --  Read More »


Council Unveils Latest Phase of Expansive Participatory Government Efforts

September 21, 2016 --  Read More »


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