With Roe v. Wade Overturned: D.C.’s Abortion Debates Heat Up

June 27, 2022

Battle lines have formed in the wake of the Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling overturning the landmark 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision guaranteeing Americans the constitutional right to abortion. At […]

In D.C., Bowser Wins; Progressives, Too

June 23, 2022

The center held, more or less, as Mayor Muriel Bowser won the Democratic nomination and a chance to have a third term — besting her opponent Robert White by 10,000 […]

Mayor Cuts Ribbon on $440M Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge

September 7, 2021

Mayor Muriel Bowser and District Department of Transportation Acting Director Everett Lott cut the ribbon today on the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge. They were joined by federal and local […]

D.C.’s Democratic Delegates Go Virtual

August 10, 2020

The Democratic National Convention was to take place in Milwaukee from July 13 to 16. But that was before COVID-19. 

Dance Tribute to Marian Anderson

February 26, 2020

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton was the guest of honor at the National Portrait Gallery as the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company debuted “A Tribute to Marian Anderson” to […]

New Medical Marijuana Dispensary on U St.

February 6, 2020

On hand to welcome Capital City Care were Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and Council member Brianne Nadeau (D-Ward 1).

It’s Historic: D.C. Statehood Moves Closer to Passage

March 11, 2019

The decades-long effort to officially make most of the District of Columbia into the 51st state of the United States, took a giant step forward on Feb. 21 with the […]

Del. Norton Cites D.C. Statehood Progress

February 25, 2019

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton reported on Feb. 21 that she had introduced H.R.51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, and obtained a record 155 original cosponsors.

Traffic Plans for Foggy Bottom Shared

October 22, 2018

There was lively discussion around a controversial proposal to close off the parkway to motor vehicles under the Kennedy Center River Terrace, reserving that stretch for pedestrian and bicycle use.

Initiative 77 Saga Continues

July 12, 2018

Council members and Republican members of Congress want to reject the initiative, approved June 19, which would grant all D.C. workers, including tipped workers, a $15-an-hour minimum wage by 2020.