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.
On Wednesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser touted new efforts to help child care providers open or expand facilities before leading story time at the newly opened Curious Explorers Child Development Center in NW Washington.
The D.C. Council on Tuesday confirmed Peter Newsham as police chief, voting 12 to 1 to make the veteran the 30th leader of the District’s crime-fighting force since the department was formed at the start of the Civil War.
Legislation is starting to take shape in D.C. that would place rules on websites that offer homes and rooms for short-term stays.
Some say it’s a great way to make money in an expensive city, while others are concerned online housing rentals pull too many homes off the market.
Some local business owners, including the manager of PoppaBox, said they would not participate in the Community Toilet Incentive if it passes because they fear opening their restrooms to the public would decrease cleanliness and deter potential customers.