They say it discriminates against those without checking or savings accounts.
It's now legal to own one of the spiky creatures.
The most remarkable thing about the new rules: Hotel lobbyists managed to convince the city council to give up $100 million in tax revenue.
D.C. Police Bragged About Busting an 'Illegal Narcotics Pop-Up Operation.' Or As You Might Call It, Some People Selling Weed.
"Must've taken some real investigative prowess to pull this off."
Benjamin Davis III wasn't issued a ticket or citation. But he says police had his car towed anyway.
The idea of decriminalizing fare evasion pits civil liberties advocates against the needs of a (partially) user-funded transit system.
For once, a government agency's gaffe didn't do any real harm.
Portland and D.C.'s treatment of electric scooters undermines the cities' own goals.
Hosts will be required to get a license, report their activities, and only rent properties where they reside.
The homeowner was working to preserve a historic building
Same D.C. City Council Members Who Want to Lower the Voting Age to 16 Also Voted to Raise City's Smoking Age to 21
We'll trust teenagers with decisions about how to run the country, but not how to run their own lives.
Metro General Manager says younger riders want an "experience" akin to Whole Foods.
But wait, it's even worse than that.
The poorly designed law would have left a lot of employees with less money rather than more.
Hotels are trying to stop competition from Airbnb, but they're doing just fine.
The stadium building craze of the early 2000s has slowed, but the Redskins might be the next team to test the waters.
Other subway systems have managed to maintain or even gain riders since Uber and Lyft launched. Why is the D.C. Metro losing them?
Trump says it's D.C. politicians' fault his military parade got postponed. But at least now we can afford more jet fighters!
White nationalists were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters at Sunday's Unite the Right II rally, but the whole affair cost the District millions.
But most counterprotesters were calm and nuanced about free speech and fascism at the D.C. rally.
The National Park Service says there's an "enormous cost" to managing large political protests.
Washington D.C.'s rail transit system is increasingly irrelevant to the city it's supposed to serve.
"I didn't come to Washington to make friends."
Restaurant workers and bartenders generally opposed the minimum wage ballot initiative, which passed despite their opposition.
Metro police were asked to limit their presence at a public safety meeting following "recent events" that include a questionable search.
...and reminds everyone that sometimes a strip show is just a strip show.
A new bill would make it illegal for city businesses to refuse cash payments.
The District is trying desperately to shore up funding for its increasingly unpopular rail system.
The national union-backed effort would eliminate tips in favor of higher hourly pay. That's "giving help to people who don't want it," restaurant workers say.
With the D.C. primary approaching, candidates are quizzed on a bill that would decriminalize prostitution in the district.
Those taxes will fund the D.C. subway system, and that councilman just so happens to be chairman of the system's board of directors.
Wolf's White House-focused hostility was a hell of a lot healthier than the smug chumminess that usually prevails at the annual journalist gathering.
A DC law bars property owners from redeveloping land containing a full-service gas station, or removing them to make way for other uses.
A new lawsuit challenges a regulation that would take jobs away from capable day care workers, drive up costs, and limit access to early childhood education.
Project managers say resealing and replacing the panels will not delay the project further.
The union's sock-puppet account was discovered yesterday and has since been deleted.
D.C. Government Thinks It Found the Real Problem With EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's Sweetheart Condo Deal
The Scott Pruitt condo scandal is all about rent-seeking, but not in the way the D.C. city government seems to think.
The FBI is looking for a back door to your phone. So are some snoops in the FBI's back yard.
D.C.'s Cache of Seized Illegal Guns Has Antique Rifles and Paintball Guns, But Few Bump-Stock-Compatible Weapons
I sent a FOIA request to the lab that processes guns seized by police in the nation's capital. Here's what I found out.
City officials have suggested replacing current vehicles might be necessary.
It's more about sending a message to Congress
Top public school officials will risk their careers to have school choice. Maybe they should let everyone else have it too.
"Without this information, we're all left in the dark."
The change would put D.C. in line with a rapidly rising number of states allowing pharmacist-prescribed oral contraceptives.
And with good reason, since it would drive up costs and limit access to child care by requiring daycare workers to get a college degree.