Critics say the District’s blocking the sidewalk law promotes “contempt of cop” arrests. [WCP]

Muriel Bowser walks Shaw with HUD Secretary Julian Castro. [LLPost]

Tax hikes—and the programs they could provide—at center of D.C. Council budget meeting. [WAMU]

Poll: majority backs tax increases. [Post]

Post ed board wants the proposed body camera budget kept intact. [Post]

The housing market heats up even more. [Urban Turf]

Special police officer charged in hit-and-run. [Post]

Photo by Darrow Montgomery