The Chief Financial Officer recently released the 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, which shows that the District is in its strongest ever financial state. However, we face a great risk if we do not address the growing income gap and shrinking middle class. That is why I sent a letter to Mayor Bowser asking her to include in her budget request funding for education initiatives, affordable housing, and job opportunities. This is how we bridge the gap for those who are being left behind.
Introduction Date: Feb 21, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers R. White, Nadeau, and Todd Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill provides for the issuance of parking permits to small businesses that are based in the District, have only one location and ten or less employees, and do not have controlled parking. Home-based businesses are excluded and…
On Jan. 28 the Washington D.C., VA Medical Center held a Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down. Volunteers from over 60 community organizations and government agencies volunteered their time and service, transforming the medical center into a one-stop shop and resource haven for veterans in immediate and imminent need.
Introduction Date: Feb 7, 2017 Introduced by: Councilmembers R. White, Cheh, Nadeau, Allen, Bonds, Evans, and Silverman Bill Summary: As introduced, this bill requires that where a purchase price is not ascertainable for affordable housing properties, the income capitalization method must be used. Click here to view updates.
Four years ago, WMATA came up with an idea to add faster bus service to 14th Street NW in DC. It didn’t work at the time, but the idea is back, and this time riders and neighbors are working to make sure it happens. Five DC Councilmembers have recently promised promised to fight for the necessary funding.
Four Black members of the District of Columbia City Council will preside over key committees in the latest session.
Since I took the Oath of Office on September 16, I have prioritized the issues I ran on; they are the pillars of social and economic mobility: education, affordable housing and workforce development. In preparation for my first full term, I have been working hard to craft thoughtful legislation that prioritizes outcomes over headlines.
Con apenas nueve años, Lucas Uriarte Cuellar ya está dando discursos ante políticos, cabildeando, abogando por sus derechos y ejerciendo su poder cívico para gestar cambios en su vecindario.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 15, 2016 Contact: Chanelle Blackwell Media Relations (571) 239-8983, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON – Tonight, Robert C. White, Jr., was appointed by the D.C. Democratic State Committee to fill the At-Large seat on the Council of the District of Columbia vacated by Vincent Orange on August 15. The appointment was secured through…
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