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Washington, D.C. Joins the Ban-the-Box Movement for Private Employers

The District of Columbia has passed one of the most stringent ban-the-box laws in the nation.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

The District needs to adjust the boundaries governing school assignments.

RECONFIGURING SCHOOL boundaries, no matter where or how it is conducted, is an anguishing process.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Bowser opposes Gray's school boundaries overhaul; Catania seeks delay

The plan, the first major overhaul of the city's school boundaries in four decades, emerged from 10 months of discussion and debate among a citizen advisory council and the office of Mayor Vincent C. Gray .

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Top aide to D.C. mayor departs, leaving Gray without key negotiator on soccer stadium

Janene Jackson , Mayor Vincent C. Gray's director of policy and legislative affairs, is the latest high-profile departure from the mayor's office.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

IRS reviewing records from DC housing complex

IRS reviewing records from DC housing complex WASHINGTON - Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable apartment complex in the District of Columbia Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/VD21Us WASHINGTON - Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

NBC Washington

Park Southern Complex Remains Issue in D.C. Mayor's Race

The D.C. Attorney General's Office said it went to court this week to seek a new buyer for the low-income Park Southern complex on Southern Avenue SE.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Jonetta Rose Barras: The return of 'separate but equal'?a

Is there a Homer Adolph Plessy among us? Activists who care about affordable housing, including how housing policy is implemented in the District, may want to line up at the courthouse to challenge what appears to be the embrace of the "separate-but-equal" doctrine by Mayor Vincent C. Gray's administration.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

New York Daily News

Washington, D.C. residents to vote in November on whether to legalize pot

District of Columbia residents will vote in November on whether to legalize marijuana, setting up another possible fight with Congress over drug laws in the nation's capital.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Mass Transit

Parsons Participates in Opening of Silver Line in Virginia

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, Virginia Governor Terry , and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray led the ribbon-cutting ceremony amidst a gathering of other state and local dignitaries, as well as hundreds of train travelers.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

ABA Journal

DC administrative law judges vote to unionize

Washington, D.C.-government administrative law judges voted Thursday to unionize, capping a two-year battle to do so that largely stemmed from their complaints about mistreatment by their now-former boss, the Washington Post reports.

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Examiner.com

DC Festival returns the District this weekend

Members of the regional African Diaspora are gearing up to attend the D.C. Africa Festival, set to be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center - Woodrow Wilson Plaza, in downtown D.C. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and the Office on African Affairs extends their invitation to the various African delegations in the District, as ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Charter Schools Want More Money From D.C.

Charter schools sued the District of Columbia on Wednesday, claiming the District underfunds charter schools that serve 37,000 of the District's children.

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Washington Examiner

Former DC mayors to celebrate nominee's birthday

The Democratic mayoral nominee in the nation's capital is turning 42, and a who's who of local politics is helping her celebrate.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Canadian Plastics Magazine

Washington, D.C. banning PS foam food and drink containers

Washington, D.C. mayor Vincent Gray has signed a law that will ban food and drink containers made of plastic foam for carryout use in the District of Columbia.

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ThinkProgress

D.C. Announces Plan To Finally Clean Up The City's 'Forgotten River'

At first glance, some stretches of the Anacostia river in Washington, D.C. look like those of any other urban waterway - muddy-brown, crossed-over by bridges, flanked by a few grassy trails and dotted with docks here and there.

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