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The country sees the effects of the partial government shutdown in so many ways: stories of individuals working without compensation or furloughed and unable to make mortgage and rent payments; in parks and museums unavailable to the public; or...
During her Second Term Outlook Address on Tuesday, postponed due to Monday’s snow, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced renewed priorities for her next four years in office as well as a series of organizational changes within the D.C. Government. “In term...
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has reintroduced legislation for DC Statehood, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act (H.R. 51). Norton has introduced similar bills in every Congress for years, but this time, the measure has new momentum. Norton introduced H.R....
Mayor Muriel Bowser told hundreds of attendees at the convention center at her swearing in for her second term that she was proud of her accomplishments during her first term but that there is still much progress to do...
By: Current News Staff Writer Re-elected City Council Chair Phil Mendelson and the six re-elected members of the Council were sworn in a week ago Tuesday at the Convention Center along with Mayor Muriel Bowser and Attorney General Karl Racine....
Attorney General Karl Racine, who was re-elected to his post in a landslide, thanked District voters "for your profound trust" in an address after he was sworn in for his second term. He said his main goal is to "help...
By: Current News Staff Writer A group of Duke Ellington School of the Arts students’ parents recently complained to the District’s State Board of Education at a formal hearing that the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) falsely accused their...
By: Current News Staff Writer The chief operating officer of the University of the District of Columbia told the local advisory neighborhood commission the university hopes to purchase the building at 4250 Connecticut Ave. If acquired it has a three-year...
By: Mion Edwards The holiday season has arrived and District residents are taking advantage of the Christmas shopping deals, holiday-themed events, and activities. Here's a list of things to enjoy around D.C. during the rest of this holiday season. Walk through...
By: Davis Kennedy The District’s Attorney General, A.G. Racine, has announced four lawsuits totaling almost $700,000 against six Maryland parents for sending ten children to Duke Ellington School of the Arts and public charter schools without paying out-of-state tuition. The...

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