D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser used her State of the District address Monday to propose a commercial tax increase to pay for affordable housing and to lay out a plan for the RFK Stadium campus and other priorities.
In her 2019 State of the District address, Mayor Muriel Bowser discussed a number of issues in her budget that will go before the D.C. Council this week, challenging her team to develop solutions for affordable housing.
The House of Representatives passed a bill last week that includes support for D.C. statehood.
The mayor of Washington, D.C., announced a plan several months ago to cut District opioid overdose deaths by half by 2020, but several key programs are still in development.
Metro staff cite the reduced hours as an important reason they have been able to start doing preventive maintenance work that was either never done or ignored for years.
The number of hate crimes has been rising steadily in D.C. since 2015. There were 66 such crimes in 2015 and 209 in 2018. There have been 10 so far this year.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has proposed redirecting funds for rink renovations — as well as other projects — toward school repairs and maintenance, a move that has drawn criticism from rink supporters.
All rides on the D.C. Circulator will be free through Feb. 28 starting Monday, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday.
Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Housing Finance Agency on Wednesday announced a program that will make zero-interest recourse loans available to D.C. federal workers.
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.
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