Councilmember Brianne Nadeau said there was "not enough support to move the legislation forward."
President Joe Biden was criticized on the campaign trail for his 1994 crime bill that activists say led to the disproportionate mass incarceration of Black and brown Americans.
"Blame the victim huh?" wrote one Twitter user.
Black Lives Matter D.C. is calling on city leaders to shut down right-wing activists who are expected to flock to the nation’s capital this week in an effort to protest the 2020 elections results.
Bob McCartney of The Washington Post joins the show to discuss the top political headlines of the week in our area.
A DC Councilmember's vehicle was stolen Thursday after it was left running in Northwest.
The D.C. Council is on the verge of passing a bill that could put some violent offenders back on the streets.
On Monday, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser finally spoke on news of D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham’s departure. Her comments come six days after Prince William County, and not the Mayor’s office, announced Newsham would be starting a new role as the Prince William County Police Chief on February 1st.
President-elect Joe Biden is calling on Congress to enact billions of dollars in emergency COVID-19 assistance before the year’s end, according to a senior aide who warned Friday that “there’s no more room for delay.”
A D.C. mom is celebrating after her successful campaign to decriminalize magic mushrooms in her city.
D.C. voters will have several contests, plus a measure, on their ballots when they vote in the 2020 election.
Lots of questions still linger around the District’s budget – but one thing is certain, there won’t be an ad tax attached to it.
In the wake of a wild D.C. council meeting that had its chairman delay and then offer to cancel a 3 percent tax on advertising, pressure is building to scrap it altogether.
A D.C. council chairman who has proposed a 3 percent sales tax on all advertising appears to have a revolt on his hands.
Mayor Muriel Bowser is urging the D.C. Council to reject a new tax she says makes it “much tougher” for businesses to survive the coronavirus pandemic.
One expert tells FOX 5 that a proposed new tax on advertisements would be a bad idea even during a good economy, but especially during the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Friday to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, saying Congress has both the moral obligation and constitutional authority to ensure that the city's 700,000 residents are allowed full voting rights, no longer subject to "taxation without representation.''
Local black activists held a "wakeup call" early Saturday morning outside the home of Councilmember Vince Gray (D-7th Ward), decrying his silence after calls for defunding District police.
Amid the citywide curfew following protests over the death of George Floyd, we're learning about long lines at polling stations for the primary election in the District. That curfew is also causing confusion for voters.
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform passed the D.C. statehood bill Tuesday – sending it to the House floor.