B22-0274 – Dedicated Funding for the Arts and Humanities Amendment Act of 2017

Introduction Date: May 02, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Evans, Grosso, Cheh, Gray, Nadeau, Todd, R. White, and Allen Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires that certain sales tax revenue shall be deposited into the Arts and Humanities Enterprise Fund. It also incorporates into the general sales tax of the District of Columbia sales made…

B22-0273 – Common Interest Communities Remedial Funding Act of 2017

Introduction Date: May 02, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers Bonds, Nadeau, T. White, R. White, and Silverman Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill establishes a program, the Common Interest Community Remedial Grant program, to provide nontaxable grants to income-eligible boards to remedy building and housing code violations in common areas. The Mayor shall administer the program…

Bowser Offers Grants to Curb D.C. Childcare Crisis

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) may have found a solution to the District’s severe shortage of licensed child-care providers. Infant care in the District reached a crisis point late last year when projections showed 7,600 licensed child care slots for more than 22,000 children. The solution would offer $15 million to address the shortage through competitive grants.