Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier.
We discuss the status of the budget autonomy referendum that voters passed last April and consider what's ahead in the new year.
As the District gears up for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Mayor Vincent Gray has unveiled plans for a rally for D.C. statehood.
Thousands will take to D.C. later this month to commemorate the March on Washington 50 years ago, and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says its a good time to call for D.C. voting rights.
In April D.C. residents voted to amend the city's charter to grant elected officials more control over locally raised funds, and now a congressional review period of the results is coming to a close.
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton hasn't had much luck getting D.C. statehood, but she's pulled off a few symbolic victories along the way.
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is again fighting a House measure that would exempt active military personnel from the city's strict gun laws.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and Mayor Vincent Gray want members of Congress to avoid attaching strings to how D.C. can spend its own money.
A Republican senator wants to prohibit abortions in D.C. after 20 weeks, provoking complaints from city officials that he's imposing his opinion upon D.C. residents.
The Aloha State backs D.C.'s quest for full voting rights.
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