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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...

City Releases Footage from Police Killings of Black Men

The city has released body-worn camera footage of the 2018 police killings of three Black men as part of a recently passed police reform...

Business Interruption Provision Removed from Council Bill

A provision that would have compelled business insurers to pay business interruption claims filed because they were legally forced to close due to the...

Second Emergency COVID Bill Falls Short of Comprehensive Relief

On April 7, DC Council approved a second bill to lessen the harm—physically, emotionally, and economically—that coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing residents, businesses, and communities....