News & Politics
Arena Stage Artistic Director Hana Sharif to Speak, March 21
Bowser, D.C. Officials Make Compelling Statehood Pitch to Congress
September 23, 2019•
Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the legislation would shrink the District — the official seat of the federal government — to two square miles.
Jack Evans Report: Hyde-Addison Returns to Georgetown
September 13, 2019•
In this column, Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans shares his vision for parents and their children to have access to neighborhood schools and a smooth transition between elementary, middle and high school.
Ward 2 Council Member Jack Evans Reprimanded
March 21, 2019•
A Council reprimand is not without precedent; the late longtime mayor and Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry and Ward 1 Council member Jim Graham were both reprimanded.
Downtowner DC News
February 25, 2019•
A roundup of newsworthy happenings around the District, including a hate-crimes bill, a hit-and-run, slowing population growth and a possible name change for Woodrow Wilson High School.
Fair Shot February: Free Circulator Rides, Forums
January 28, 2019•
Along with free Circulator rides, during Fair Shot February, Mayor Bowser will host Budget Engagement Forums, at which she will hear from District residents about how they want the city’s budget to be spent.
Celebrating Dr. King’s Abiding Spirit
January 21, 2019•
Today, and tonight, most of us will hold Dr. King’s memory dear and close to heart — as memory, as a voice, as words and thoughts, both visionary and practical.
Bowser Urges Trump to ‘Reach a Deal’
December 27, 2018•
Mayor Muriel Bowser sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Dec. 26, speaking for her constituents about the partial federal government shutdown, which started on Dec. 22.
A Not So Surprising Election Outcome Sets Us Up for 2020
November 7, 2018•
It’s over. The hurricane midterm—once in a different political landscape predicted to take on the proportions of a blue wave—has come if not entirely gone. The election—at times feared or […]
At-Large Council Race Brings Drama to Midterms
October 22, 2018•
The opposition to incumbent Elissa Silverman has been recently led by the mayor, who’s been highly vocal and emphatic in her support for Dionne Reeder.
New Sports Venue Opens at St. Elizabeths
September 24, 2018•
A partnership with Events DC and Monumental Sports, the 4,200-seat arena will house the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and the new NBA G League affiliate the Capital City Go-Go.