Articles tagged: Mayor Bowser
Amid a spike in violent crime in D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser released her new public safety legislation, called the Addressing Crime Trends (ACT) Now Act, on Oct. 23. This editorial... Read more
Mayor Muriel Bowser is considering amending the D.C. Height Act to allow the maximum height of buildings in the District to be raised from 130 to 160 feet.
Mayor Bowser has introduced the Career Mobility Act Plan, a program that helps 600 selected families transition out of homelessness by providing personalized career support and rent assistance.
The District must immediately halt scheduled homeless encampment evictions, redouble its efforts to properly execute its hypothermia plan, and accelerate investments in affordable housing over the long term.
This article is part of our 2021 contribution to the D.C. Homeless Crisis Reporting Project in collaboration with other local newsrooms. The collective works will be published throughout the day... Read more
The tension culminated in the District filing a restraining order against WTU to prevent a potential strike against reopening.
Mayor Bowser signed a Mayor’s Order recognizing gun violence as a public health crisis and announced the creation of a prevention program.
The Corp will begin accepting cash again following the passage of the Cashless Retailers Prohibition Act of 2019.
On May 13, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced D.C.’s stay-at-home order and public health emergency have both been extended through June 8. The decision is part of a plan headed by... Read more
“This is not a Republican issue. This is not a Democratic issue. This is an American issue,” said Dr. Joseph Sakran, director of emergency general surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital... Read more
In 1998, D.C. legalized medical marijuana. But in the two decades since, Congress has blocked D.C. from spending any money on regulating marijuana, whether for medical purposes or recreational use,... Read more