Contract Killer? Phil Mendelson didn’t support the Corizon contract award when Vince Gray submitted it late last year.

D.C. Council votes against controversial jail contract. [LLTimesWBJPost]

Shadow Sen. Paul Strauss gets booted from Council meeting over affordable housing negotiations. [Post]

Karl Racine and Muriel Bowser clash over real estate lawyers. [LL]

Ward 4 candidate drops out. [LL]

Report: immigrant children underserved. [WAMU]

Developer wants to replace Museum Square with apartments and condos. [Housing Complex]

More on Bowser’s attempt to block body camera footage from FOIA requests. [Times, WAMU]

A little progress for New Communities. [Housing Complex]

Poverty divide grows in the District. [Housing Complex]

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