(Courtesy of Council Office of Nancy Floreen / Courtesy of Council Office of Nancy Floreen)
After contentious changes to union raises, council president says labor relations must “balance” interests of unions, taxpayers.
(Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post)
Aaron C. Davis
Council thumbs nose at House Republicans and approves plan to close D.C. General
(Amanda Voisard / ForThe Washington Post)
Arelis R. Hernández
Rising revenues allow county to increase spending in key areas without raising tax rates.
(Aaron Davis / TWP)
The District’s 2013 ballot measure seeking to be self-governing overstepped the city’s authority and the Constitution, lawmakers said.
It would halt District efforts to declare fiscal independence and function more like a state.
(Bonnie Jo Mount / The Washington Post)
The chairman of the panel that has oversight of the city threatens prosecution.
Rate hike will cost owner of average property $155, on top of higher assessments.
(Nikki Kahn / The Washington Post)
The tax rate is expected to rise 3 cents.
The 2017 county budget will add $88.4 million to the county’s struggling school system
(Mark Gail / The Washington Post)
Schools, economic development, housing and public safety will also receive additional funding.