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Ward 4 councilmember Muriel Bowser is under pressure to create an ethics bill by the end of the year. The council’s ethics problems and 9 proposed bills aren’t making it easy. (Huffington Post) Twitter
Tenants sue over living conditions
A group of tenants in Langley Park are suing the property management for “wretched” living conditions. A judge ruled that Prince Georges County must investigate the property before the tenants pay rent. (NBC Washington) Twitter
Ward 1 councilmember Jim Graham says a taxi lobbyist didn’t try to bribe him when he offered Graham cash. Graham oversaw the taxicab commission at the time but says the money was not related to that. (City Paper) Twitter
Everyone doesn’t love a party
Some Mount Pleasant neighbors are unhappy with Fiesta DC, the annual Latino cultural festival. One ANC commissioner says the organizers didn’t communicate or organize well and weren’t prepared to clean up afterward. (DCist) Twitter