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Examiner Local Editorial: Only Congress can grant D.C. 'budget autonomy'

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Last December, the D.C. Council unanimously voted to place a "budget autonomy" referendum on the April 23 special election ballot over the objections of Mayor Vincent Gray (who signed the bill anyway) and D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan. Both the mayor and the city's top lawyer reluctantly admitted it was not a good idea to bypass congressional control of local spending via popular...

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