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Bowser Announces Public-Private Partnership for Affordable Housing

A Washington, D.C. government initiative announced Oct. 6 will target the housing affordability issues individuals experiencing homelessness face in the District. The Landlord Partnership Fund will work to foster a positive relationship between landlords and tenants enrolling for public housing and promote affordable housing and stability across all eight wards,[Read More…]

by October 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The D.C. Council passed legislation Tuesday that allows restaurant owners to choose whether to allow dogs outdoors.

DC Council Passes Bill Allowing Dogs at Restaurants

The Washington, D.C. Council passed emergency legislation Tuesday to give restaurant owners the ability to choose whether to allow dogs in outdoor dining areas. The bill, which also requires restaurant owners to post signs about their dog dining policy, was passed unanimously to respond to recent outrage over the D.C.[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced her intention to run for re-election in 2018.

Bowser Seeks 2nd Mayoral Term, Promises Social, Economic Growth

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced her intent to run for re-election in 2018, pledging to use the capital’s growth to benefit more District residents, especially as the economic gap between white and minority residents grows. Bowser, who began her term in 2014, announced her decision via her personal[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Confederate Statues, Memorials in DC Scrutinized

Confederate Statues, Memorials in DC Scrutinized

Joe Egler is a staff writer for The Hoya Following renewed scrutiny over memorials to Confederate leaders in Washington, D.C., federal and local officials are pushing for the removal of such monuments from public property. The increased activism coincides with a decision from the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday to[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Aug. 30, the second annual 202Creates initiative to celebrate arts and cultures in the month of September.

District Launches Annual Creativity Initiatives

Marina Pitofsky is a staff writer for The Hoya. Washington, D.C.’s government will sponsor over 100 art events throughout the city in a monthlong showcase of creativity across the District. Announced by Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) on Aug. 30, the second annual 202Creates initiative will celebrate arts and cultures in[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Aug. 30, the second annual 202Creates initiative to celebrate arts and cultures in the month of September.

Bowser Requests Control of Federal Land Sites

In light of proposed budget cuts to the U.S. National Park Service, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) formally requested that the federal government transfer oversight and management of five land sites operated by the NPS to the District’s control in a letter last week. In President Donald Trump’s proposed[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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BRAVE Offers Intersectional Dialogue

The second annual BRAVE Summit, hosted on Saturday, offered black women a space to promote dialogue on issues of feminism with a series of panels and a keynote by Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D). BRAVE — Black. Resilient. Artistic. Vigilant. Enough. — was organized by 14 undergraduate female students[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BRAVE 2017: Full Summit Coverage

BRAVE 2017: Full Summit Coverage

For full coverage of the second annual BRAVE summit, visit the links below. Overview: BRAVE Offers Intersectional Dialogue “#BlackLivesMatter” Panel “A Seat at the Political Table” Panel Have a reaction to this article? Write a letter to the editor.

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized

Bowser Accused of Accepting Illegal Campaign Funds

Democracy Is For People, a campaign finance oversight group, filed a complaint with the Washington, D.C. Office of Campaign Finance on March 7 alleging that Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) illegally accepted more than 20 campaign donations during her 2014 mayoral campaign. According to the complaint, the organization worked with its[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Demonstrators at Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington brought signs in support of the immigrant community.

Bowser Reaffirms DC As Sanctuary City

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) reiterated Washington, D.C.’s status as a sanctuary city at a press conference Wednesday after President Donald Trump’s administration threatened to strip sanctuary cities of federal grant money the same day. Sanctuary cities and states refuse to hand over individuals who entered the country illegally to deportation[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top