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Expanding Protected Bike Network Sparks Controversy

The District is installing a citywide, interconnected bicycle network. To meet District-mandated environmental goals, The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) must shift 75 percent...

The ABC’s of Redistricting

DC Council is gearing up for the start of the often-contentious redistricting process, undertaken by every state (and DC) every ten years. Normally, redistricting...

The Peculiar History of Buzzard Point

Buzzard Point’s current status as Washington’s newest hot property belies its peculiar history. For nearly two centuries its main attraction was the US Arsenal,...

Storm Downs Trees, Damaging Cars and Utility Lines

Two storms raged through the region Thursday night, the second tagged with a tornado warning that lasted through 9:30 p.m. Heavy rains and powerful winds...

Federal Control Complicates DC Justice

In 2019, DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D), Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen (D) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) urged the US Senate...

District Acquires Dave Thomas Circle

On Monday, Feb. 1, the District acquired the property known as Dave Thomas Circle via eminent domain. The District paid $13.1 million for the property...

Jury Suspension Strands DC Jail Defendants

In May 2020, a 20-year-old man was arrested for armed carjacking and robbery. In April, a 19-year old man was arrested for an assault...

Apply for Rental Assistance by Dec. 11

You can get financial assistance with missed rent payments frim the District government —but you need to apply by this Friday, Dec. 11. If you...

DC Helps Home Owners Impacted By COVID

The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) has created the DC Mortgage Assistance Program (DC MAP). DC MAP provides COVID-impacted, qualified borrowers with...

DC Assists Renters Impacted By COVID

In July, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) extended during the District’s COVD health emergency. DC residents cannot be evicted until sixty days after Oct. 9,...
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