Articles tagged: Mayor Muriel Bowser


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A budding industry: D.C. is ready to take the next step toward legalizing the sale of marijuana 

The continued criminalization of purchasing cannabis has most harmed D.C.’s Black residents, a historic inequality new bills hope to address.

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Mayor Bowser announces launch of D.C.’s first Office of Racial Equity

The office was established as part of the Reach Act, which included sections on racial equity training for D.C. governmental employees.

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D.C. considers reopening as COVID-19 cases increase gradually

On Thursday, Sept. 24, the District of Columbia reported 57 new positive coronavirus cases, almost double those of prior days. D.C.’s overall positive case total is now 15,163, with 623... Read more

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D.C. statehood is closer than ever to becoming a reality. The Senate has a problem with that.

For the first time in history, D.C. statehood has been approved by a house of Congress, passing the House in a 232-180 vote on June 26.  Despite the vote, and... Read more

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DC Wharf Brings Up Familiar Problems

Two weeks ago, phase one of the District of Columbia’s Wharf revitalization project in the southwest quadrant of the city opened to the public. The project, which has been labeled... Read more

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Bowser’s Plan Provides Needed Aid

On Jan. 9, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the city’s intention to allocate taxpayer money to form the Immigrant Justice Legal Services Grant Program, a fund designed to... Read more