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Legislation Requests for May 2, 2017 Legislative Meeting

April 27, 2017 --  Read More »


At Budget Season’s Pivot Point, Councilmembers Continue Legislative Work

April 5, 2017 -- Although never really addressed in our high school civics classes, oversight is just as essential of a responsibility for a legislature as legislating is. This critical season reaches its midpoint this week, with the Mayor’s introduction of her FY 2018 budget. Read More »


Legislation Requests for April 4, 2017 Legislative Meeting

March 30, 2017 --  Read More »


Halftime of Oversight Season Nearly Upon Us

March 16, 2017 --  Read More »


Council will be Closed on March 14, 2017 due to Inclement Weather

March 14, 2017 --  Read More »


All 31 Rediscovered Historic Inauguration Photos Now Available on Council’s Website

March 10, 2017 --  Read More »


Ebbs and Flows of Legislative Cycle on View at Third Legislative Meeting

March 8, 2017 -- While each two-year Council Period is different, there is a certain cyclical nature to what the Council does. For example, the Council’s legislative agenda is fuller at the end of the Council Period than at the beginning. Similarly, during the three-month oversight season, during which every District agency is the focus of both a Performance and a Budget hearing, the pace of other hearings and markups abates to a certain degree. Thus, the legislation up for a Council vote also temporarily slows. Read More »


Legislation Requests for March 7, 2017 Legislative Meeting

March 2, 2017 --  Read More »


Council to Commemorate 40th Anniversary of Hanafi Siege That Brought DC to a Standstill

March 1, 2017 --  Read More »


Public Safety is Key Focus of Latest Legislative Meeting

February 8, 2017 --  Read More »


Budget Season Kicks Off With Release of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

February 2, 2017 --  Read More »


Emergency Legislation for February 7, 2017 Legislative Meeting

February 2, 2017 --  Read More »


Performance Oversight and Budget Schedules Approved by the Committee of the Whole

January 24, 2017 --  Read More »


Century-Old Negatives Discovered, Depicting Taft Inauguration,  Brand-New Wilson Building, Blizzard

January 13, 2017 --  Read More »


Council Chamber is an Idea Incubator at First Meeting of the Council Period

January 10, 2017 --  Read More »


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 »


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