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Bowser Delays DCPS Decision to July 31

Citing uncertainty about trends of District COVID-19 transmission, the announcement on reopening District of Columbia Public Schools has been delayed to July 31, Mayor...

Bowser Explains Delayed COVID Test Results

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said she will extend the District’s State of Emergency, which is set to expire July 24, likely through early October....

DC Officials Talk Rising Gun Violence

District officials discussed the strategies and difficulties of reducing gun violence in the District at Mayor Muriel Bowser’s (D) Monday, July 13 situational update....

Swimming in the Anacostia is in Sight

The last piece of the Anacostia sewage tunnel system is halfway completed, so in a matter of less than three years the Anacostia will...

Raise DC Revenue to Advance Racial Justice

The recent surge in police violence against Black communities, and a pandemic that has disproportionately harmed Black residents, has prompted a moral call to...

Mayor Critical of DC Council Budget Vote

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) criticized the DC Council’s first budget vote, which raised the gas tax by 10-cents per gallon and increased a tax...

Bowser Speaks on July 4th Gun Violence

In her Monday, July 6 situational update, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) addressed the shooting of 11-year-old Davon McNeal, who was killed July 4 outside...

Council to Vote on New Ward 8 Hospital Tuesday

DC Council will hold the first of two votes on a new community hospital planned for the St. Elizabeth East Campus on July 6. ...

COVID-19 Restrictions Relaxed as DC Enters Phase 2

The District entered Phase 2 of reopening Monday, June 22, lifting many restrictions imposed on businesses and activities during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency....

A Very Different Approach to Healthcare

Dr. Marc Berg brings a unique and critical perspective to the American healthcare system. Born and raised in the Netherlands, Berg is a European-trained...