Cummings Manned the Bridge of Justice

October 18, 2019

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Maryland), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, with responsibility for the ongoing Trump impeachment inquiry, died at three in the morning yesterday, Oct. 17. He was 68 and had been in failing health …

Initiative 77 Saga Continues

July 12, 2018

The saga of the “One Fair Wage DC” initiative, known as Initiative 77 — which would grant all D.C. workers, including tipped workers, a $15-an-hour minimum wage by July 15, 2020 — continues.

Despite strong opposition from restaurateurs and many …

Weekend Round Up May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

June’s about to bust out with festivals. Saturday only: One Journey Festival at the National Cathedral. (Note: The Chinatown Community Festival has been postponed due to anticipated inclement weather.) On both Saturday and Sunday: the Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk, Jazz