Articles tagged: D.C. Council


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Following new D.C. law, the Corp plans to reverse cashless policy by Fall 2021

The Corp will begin accepting cash again following the passage of the Cashless Retailers Prohibition Act of 2019.

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D.C. vaccine distribution plan increases eligible populations and aims for equitability

D.C. Health's new model for COVID-19 vaccine distribution will make a larger population eligible for doses, as D.C. becomes one of the most efficient U.S. territories to inoculate its residents. As concerns grow regarding inequitable distribution in D.C., more vaccine appointments are being created for residents of Wards with high COVID-19 numbers.

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D.C. City Council passes REACH Act to address racial inequities

The D.C. City Council unanimously voted to pass the Racial Equity Achieves Results (REACH) Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 at their meeting on Nov. 10. 

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D.C. election results see female, Black majorities in Council, incumbents win House and Senate seats

While Americans focus on the results of the presidential election, victories at local levels have gone unheard—especially in D.C. 

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D.C. general elections: Who’s on the ballot?

The Voice's guide to the upcoming elections in Washington, D.C, and how to vote in them.

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After Resignation, Jack Evans To Run for Former Council Seat

Less than two weeks after resigning from the D.C. Council, Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) will be running in the upcoming special election to fill his old seat.  Evans filed to... Read more

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D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans resigns

D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) announced his resignation on Jan. 7, following a unanimous preliminary vote by the City Council for his expulsion in December. He is expected to... Read more

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D.C. Must Keep the Circulator Free

Since Feb. 1, D.C.’s bright red and yellow Circulator buses have been free to ride. A sack is slung over the fare box bearing the slogan “Fair Shot”—the name of... Read more