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Sunday, July 3, 2022

Let’s Build on DC’s Progress in 2019

As we collectively utter, “I can’t believe this year is almost over,” it’s worth looking back at all that happened and start to think...

Opinion: Invest in Public Safety, Not Policing

Over the weekend of Nov. 6 and 7, three more neighborhoods in Ward-6 were impacted by the public health epidemic of gun violence. By...

Cutting Residential Property Taxes Increases Inequality

At Mayor Bowser’s recent budget engagement forums, residents enthusiastically supported her suggestion of raising property taxes on DC’s most valuable homes to generate revenue...

Opinion: Fair Elections Makes Council Work for All

As the first citywide candidate ever to qualify for matching funds under D.C.’s Fair Elections Program, I believe that the program represents the missing...

Here is how to Offset Federal Tax Cuts Locally

A month after the 2016 election, the Washington Post’s economics columnist Steven Pearlstein argued that states should raise state income and business taxes by...

Mourning Candidate for Life: Faith Dane Crannitch

I served on the organizing committee for the creation of the program on Sept. 3rd, 2021 for Faith Dane Crannitch.  Faith the unceasing perpetual...

Happy 20th Hill Havurah

We were not yet the ten required for a minyan when we first gathered, more than 20 years ago, in a Hill dining room...

Before the Insurrection

On a corner of the east lawn of the Capitol Grounds Wednesday morning, a woman sang on a small stage, leaping about as she...

Opinion: Zero Vision DDOT?

The District's Department of Transportation (DDOT) is showing itself to be short-sighted, arrogant, and inequitable in the well-being of the whole of the community...

DC Voters Want One Fair Wage and DC Council Should Too

At the end of June, DC residents voted for tipped workers to be paid one fair wage. Initiative 77, approved by 56 percent of...
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