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Sunday, September 25, 2022

Opinion: Reform Election Petition Requirements Now!

In November 2021, I announced I was running as a Democrat for the At-Large DC Council seat, in Washington, DC. Six months later I...

Children Must Vaccinate to Attend School

I have had the privilege of working on behalf of the health of the citizens of Washington, D.C. in various capacities for over 40...

Pannell: Focus on Neighborhoods to Move Forward

The redistricting of the wards is complete. The demographic and statistical profile of Ward 8 has changed dramatically. Its boundaries now include the Navy...

Goodbye to the Schemes to Focus on Equal Access to Amenities

Did you know that Ward 7 is the single most difficult ward in DC to own a pet?  It is the only Ward that...

Opinion: Defunding Police? I Don’t Get It

The "34th-n-EAT" block party was an annual affair promoted widely on social media with the promise of food and drinks. It was advertised as...

Why Statehood?

Since the founding of the District of Columbia in 1790, the rights of the residents within the District have changed over time. The twenty-third...

Opinion: Our Neighborhoods Need Volunteers

Our neighborhoods, city and nation could not operate effectively if it were not for volunteers.  The east of the river neighborhoods depend on volunteers...

Restoring Democracy in the Nation’s Capitol

A few weeks ago, the country’s voters went to the polls to elect congressional representatives who will come to the Nation’s Capital to represent...

Mayor Muriel Bowser: Get Vaccinated, DC

Dr. Charles Drew once told the world that “excellence of performance will transcend any artificial barriers created by man.” Over the past year and a...

D.C. Witness’ Response to Councilman White’s State of Emergency Declaration 

With homicides in Washington DC starting the year 2021 with a pace that has already exceeded last year’s total during the same timeframe, Councilmember...