Introduction Date Jul 11, 2017 Co-Introduced by Councilmembers McDuffie, Todd, Bonds, Grosso, Nadeau, and T. White Co-Sponsor(s) Councilmembers Allen and Gray Bill Summary – As introduced, this bill ensures that sealed or expunged offenses and arrests without convictions are not used against residents applying for jobs or housing. Click here to view…
The D.C. Council has given minorities a hand up in the city’s new marijuana business as D.C. Department of Health statistics show that many local African-Americans are struggling with marijuana abuse.
“I have a daughter, Madison, who will turn one-year-old next week,” White said at a news conference at the Community Educational Research Group in Ward 8. “Madison is learning things every day and we want to provide a strong educational foundation for her at this time. My wife Christy stays with Madison for now but soon she will have to go back to work. It has been a difficult to find reasonably [priced] child care but we have done that. However, many families in the District cannot do that and the child suffers.”
Introduction Date Jun 27, 2017 Co-Introduced by Councilmembers McDuffie, Silverman, T. White, Allen, Cheh, Nadeau, and Todd Co-Sponsor(s) Councilmember Grosso Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill will increase reimbursement rates for providers that accept child care vouchers, create a shared administrative services program, increase salaries for child care workers, create a one-stop-center to…
At the direction of D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the city’s Department of Motor Vehicles will begin allowing residents to choose a gender-neutral “X” identifier on driver’s licenses and other city identification documents on June 26.
On June 13, the D.C. Council unanimously passed the nearly $14 billion fiscal year 2018 budget on its second and final vote. Despite the unity, D.C. Council members Vincent Gray (D-Ward 7) and Trayon White (D-Ward 8) did have issues.
Introduction Date Jun 1, 2017 Co-Introduced by Councilmembers McDuffie Bill Summary – As introduced, this bill gives preference to minority-owned companies and local small businesses for medical marijuana dispensary permits. Click here to view updates.
Introduction Date May 16, 2017 Co-Introducers Councilmembers R. White, Todd, Gray, Silverman, Grosso, Cheh, and Bonds Co-Sponsors Councilmembers Allen and Evans BILL SUMMARY – As introduced, this bill establishes a task force, the Office to Affordable Housing Task Force, to determine the impact of transitioning existing vacant commercial space to affordable units…
DON’T TRUST IT!!! A group of guys are going around the metro claiming they’re raising money for Roosevelt High School. The school district says it is a lie.
Rayceen Pendarvis moderates the annual #AskRayceen Community Forum this year focused on “The D.C. Government & You.” The panel includes D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson, At-Large Councilmembers David Grosso and Robert White, Deputy Mayors Courtney Snowden and HyeSook Chung and DCPS Chancellor Antwan Wilson.