D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says she will introduce emergency legislation that she says would allow federal employees who live in D.C. and who have been working without pay during the partial government shutdown to file for unemployment benefits.
The District of Columbia has opened its annual Mayor Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment program for applications from both D.C. youth and employers who want to participate this year.
The move follows the D.C. Council’s approval of the bill in a 10-2 vote last month. It would make evasion a civil offense, subject to a fine of up to $50. Currently a criminal offense, fare evaders face arrest, jail time and a significantly higher fine.
A D.C. official has approved the long-planned transformation of the West Heating Plant in Georgetown into about 80 luxury Four Seasons condominiums.
Mayor Muriel Bowser signed emergency legislation Friday giving her the authority to issue marriage licenses during the partial federal government shutdown. D.C.’s courts had decided issuing the licenses was not essential.
The Let Our Vows Endure Amendment Act of 2019, which allows D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to issue marriage licenses during the partial government shutdown, was passed Tuesday.
In the letter sent to President Donald Trump and leaders of the U.S. House and Senate, Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and D.C.’s Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser blamed a failure of leadership for the shutdown.
The arrest of two suspected drug dealers has led to the seizure of a cache of weapons, millions of dollars of heroin and a Maserati, District and federal officials announced Friday.
Muriel Bowser is set to begin her second term as D.C.’s mayor, with a swearing-in ceremony set for Wednesday morning at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
In her letter to the president, Bowser said that trash removal on federally-owned parks will cost D.C. $46,000 a week.
As a city that is uniquely intertwined with federal services, the effects of a shutdown can be felt in D.C. more strongly than most other cities. However, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the District remained committed to keeping the city functioning normally throughout a government shutdown.
The partial federal shutdown has ripple effects nationally as the Senate adjourned on Saturday with no resolution and no full session until Thursday. Here’s what local politicians are saying about the shutdown and what it means for those of us in the D.C. area.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has named Shawn Townsend as the District’s new Director of Night Life and Culture, making him the point person for the District’s restaurants, bars, clubs, theaters and other after-hours venues
On My Take, Clinton Yates discusses D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s dislike of the mumbo sauce, a D.C. icon.
Washington’s mayor started a heated Thanksgiving discussion early by telling the city she is “annoyed” with a beloved condiment in the nation’s capital.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.