Articles tagged: DC Council


Editorials

Vote for progressive D.C. challengers on June 21!

We judged candidates by their stances on issues we care about—housing justice, workers’ rights, and policing practices.

News

D.C. clears Truxton Circle encampment, displaces dozens

The deputy mayor of health and human services office’s planned eviction of an encampment of unhoused people at Truxton Circle went forward on Thursday morning, displacing residents and prompting further... Read more

DC News

The federal eviction ban is over. Here’s what that means for D.C. residents

Millions of people are at risk of losing shelter after the Supreme Court halted the Biden administration’s nationwide eviction ban on Aug. 26, over a month before its scheduled end... Read more

News

D.C. preps budget after ending 2020 with an unexpected surplus

Bowser surveyed D.C. residents about their priorities for the city’s budget, marking the first step in D.C.’s budget process.

News

Panel convenes professors, advocates and policymakers in discussion of D.C. evictions

“Tenants need support; we need a process that is respectful and gives dignity to these tenants, and unfortunately the court process is the opposite of that for them.”

Editorials

Say no to cashless policies

In the District, restaurants and businesses alike are following an increasing nationwide cashlessness trend, a move that has been met with backlash. At Georgetown, The Corp made the switch in... Read more

Editorials

Get Lost, Jack Evans

For 10 glorious days in January, Ward 2 and D.C. were rid of Jack Evans. Now, Evans is running for his old seat, and a split field of Democrats threatens... Read more

News

D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans violated ethics rules, report says

District Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) violated Council ethics rules by repeatedly taking official action on behalf of clients who paid him hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a... Read more

Opinion

D.C. Must Renew Disability Assistance Contract

The Department of Disability Services (DDS) announced on May 31 that it would terminate its contract with Georgetown University at the end of August. Georgetown runs the District of Columbia... Read more

Editorials

D.C. Should Decriminalize Sex Work 

Early this June, D.C. councilmembers Robert White, Anita Bonds, and Brianne Nadeau introduced a bill that would decriminalize sex work in the District. The Community and Safety Health Amendment Act... Read more