DC Council Rejects Councilman Gray’s Attempt To Block Ward 7 Halfway House

As reported in the dcist.com, the DC City Council shot down emergency legislation introduced by Gray to use eminent domain to block the construction and opening of a new halfway house for men in Ward 7. The legislation failed by a vote of 10 to 3. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and At-large Councilmember Anita Bonds joined Gray in voting in favor of the proposal. All other Councilmembers voted against it.

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