On June 15, at 1:14 p.m., members of Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) alongside D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson, Ward 2 Council member […]
While the Ward 2 election ballot may be thin, The Georgetowner shall weigh in on the June 21 Democratic primary, with early voting and mail-in ballots already happening. Let’s deal […]
Greenheart Juice Shop Denied BZA Support Due to Traffic Concerns Alicia Swanstrom, founder of Greenheart Juice Shop, spoke before the commission and requested support for a Board of Zoning Adjustment […]
Georgetown resident and lawyer Don Crockett sent a formal letter to the mayor decrying certain protests in Georgetown, as well as the May 31 looting that followed the downtown protests.
The tax, strongly opposed by The Georgetowner and other area news media, would have deeply hurt local newspapers and small businesses.
Against the mayor’s urging to hold off, the Council voted to raise an extra $63 million by increasing some business and other taxes, including a three-percent tax on all advertising.
While pay increases and new positions have been largely canceled or postponed for the next four years, only some 14 layoffs and no furloughs of D.C. employees are expected.
Mayor Muriel Bowser and District Council Chairman Phil Mendelson discussed “tough choices,” such as a hiring and pay freeze for most of D.C. government and a $600-million budget cut.
The bill, H.R.5803, introduced by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), is supported by 233 sponsors, a historic high number.
He’s baaaack … already. Just ten days after leaving his Ward 2 District Council seat that he held for almost 29 years, Jack Evans filed papers with the Board of […]