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The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy is in Peril

The Supreme Court recently issued several decisions that are against the interests of District of Columbia residents, as well as the interests of residents...

Removal of Old Growth Trees Underway at Eastern Market Plaza Park

A contractor for the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) Urban Foresters was busy Monday morning pruning dead branches off 11 trees in the Eastern...

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...

Letter: Kudos to ANC 6B For Recognizing Gottleib

To the Editor: Plaudits to ANC 6B for the awarding of its first distinguished public service award to the former Director of the Office of...

Opinion: Ward 6 Councilmember Risks Prolonging Homelessness and Displacement

Aug. 3, 2021 was a jubilant day for homelessness advocates. The DC Council passed a new fiscal year budget with a historic amount of...

Ward 7 Coalition: Equity Denied in Redistricting Process

On Nov. 18, the DC Council Redistricting Subcommittee released its proposed map redrawing the City’s Ward boundaries. In response, Ward 7 elected-officials, community leaders, and...

Opinion: In Redistricting, DC Council Fails to Hear Resident Concerns

Has the hard work of the DC Council’s Redistricting Subcommittee over the last two months been just for show? There is no doubt that...

Commentary: More Balance Needed in Redistricting Map

Change is hard and even more so when it comes without being asked for and nearly two years into a global pandemic. But with...

Opinion: Initiative 82 Is Bad Policy

The fight over tipped restaurant wages has resumed. Supporters of the “Full Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers Amendment Act,” so-called “Initiative 82,” are gathering...

Celebrate Community Menorah Lighting Nov. 29

Celebrate the Festival of Lights as the community again gathers together to light the Menorah this Hanukkah. The Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID), along...