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Thirteen states and the District of Columbia have now approved automatic voter registration, a law that did not exist three years ago. Legislators in 20 states have introduced proposals to implement or expand automatic voter registration in 2018, according to the nonpartisan Brennan Center for Justice.
Address: 2035 Trumbull Ter NW, Washington, District of Columbia; Price: $1,200,000; Square Feet: Bedrooms: 4; Bathrooms: 3 Baths; Built: 1962; Features: A $2million view! Located on a quiet cul-de-sac this mid-century modern home, with more than 3,000 sq ft on a lush .48 acre lot right on Rock ...
The District of Columbia -- both a city and pseudo-state wrapped up into one -- could enfranchise 16- and-17-year-olds for all elections, from selecting members of advisory neighborhood councils to the next occupant of the White House. The downside of the District's status, however, is that Congress ...
D.C. police are partnering with the University of the District of Columbia Community College as well as the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture to improve the city's community policing. A D.C. Police officer admires the mural outside of Ben's Chili Bowl during a ...
WASHINGTON, D.C., proud of its efficient fire department and determined to hold its long-time National Board top rating, this year completes a 10-year capital-outlay program of continuing replacement of facilities and acquisition of new apparatus. Based on the success of the program to date, it has been tentatively ...
"A black, grainy foul-smelling substance" coated the floor of an operating room at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, which also suffered from at least one "active leak" of sewage, according to a review by the District of Columbia health department last August. That health department report was cited ...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced he and 15 other states and the District of Columbia filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court opposing the third iteration of Trump's controversial travel ban. “President Trump's discriminatory ban both hurts the families caught up in the ...
“A federal judge Wednesday allowed Maryland and the District of Columbia to proceed with their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting unconstitutional gifts from foreign interests, but limited the case to the president's involvement with the Trump International Hotel in Washington.
Thirteen states and the District of Columbia have implemented comprehensive programs to eliminate opioid overdoses and help protect their residents, according to a study released Monday by the National Safety Council. The Itasca, Illinois-based organization studied how well states were tackling the ...
USA Today reports that 22 states and the District of Columbia are debating red flag bills. Arkansas' legislature isn't in session just now, but here's hoping we don't get left too far behind. The momentum behind this trend might proving fleeting. As momentum does. But it's far too important to let slide long.
A partnership between the District government and private sector, the DC Infrastructure Academy will provide specialized training and workforce development programming for jobs in the growing infrastructure sector here in the nation's capital. The academy's story is one of “promises made and promises ...
“I hope that this is not a dog-and-pony show,” said Marvin Tucker Sr., the executive director of the District of Columbia-based OCASE Foundation which helps young people appreciate the value of athletics and academics through various programs. On March 8, the CBC announced it is launching an NCAA ...
The address begins at 6 p.m. at the University of the District of Columbia Theatre of the Arts. Bowser took on issues of bridge conditions and land control in her 2017 address. In her 2018 address Bowser will look back on accomplishments and “discuss her vision for more inclusive prosperity,” according to ...

A program in the District of Columbia builds green infrastructure while also providing local jobs. Cookies must be enabled in order to access E&E News. Please adjust your browser settings to allow cookies from www.eenews.net and refresh this page. Need Assistance? Call: 202-628-6500 or email us at ...
In a statement, Grosso said, “Providing equitable, quality of out-of-school time programming in the District of Columbia is critical to the educational, social-emotional, and physical well-being of our youth—what happens outside the classroom is just as vital to our students' success as what happens inside of it. That is why I ...
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates in six states and the District of Columbia fell in January, with jobless rates stable in 44 states. The Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics said Virginia's seasonally adjusted January unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, matching December's unemployment ...
WalletHub said it compared the 50 states in the U.S. and District of Columbia across 23 key metrics, including median earnings for female workers, health care, homicide rates and friendliness toward working moms. Full weight was given to metrics such as median earnings, while double weight was given ...
The 24th legislative District is located in the central western part of the county, bordering the District of Columbia's Northeast and Southeast quadrants and is 85.2 percent Black, according to the 2010 census. While a delegate, Lewis supported legislation to reform the criminal justice system, help minority ...
District of Columbia residents and leaders of African American churches are fed up with having to pay exorbitant water bills and have organized to put a stop to the practice. Two hundred residents and faith leaders convened at the Union Temple Baptist Church in Southeast Washington on March 1 to ...
Thousands of District of Columbia residents braved windy weather on March 3 to see the unveiling of a statue of the late Marion S. Barry. The bronze statute is located in the northeastern section of the John A. Wilson Building, the District's city hall. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) was a driving force in seeing ...
“Mr. Racine is saying this initiative would violate Congress's prohibition on the District of Columbia,” said Kenneth McGhie, the board's general counsel. But despite the board's arguments that its hands were tied and the marijuana initiative could not be placed on the ballot, dozens of marijuana advocates ...
In District of Columbia v. Wesby, 138 S.Ct. 626 (2018) (Jan. 22, 2018), the Supreme Court recently held that the defendant police officers had probable cause to arrest the plaintiffs for unlawful entry. Alternatively, the Supreme Court ruled that even if the officers did not have probable cause, qualified ...
During the centennial of the end of World War I, the District of Columbia National Guard will host a series of special activities, programs, and events to commemorate the end to the first war. Approximately 400,000 National Guard Soldiers served in the Great War, among them were 2,000 Guardsmen from ...
The District of Columbia Office of Finance and Treasury is trying to locate current and former District residents to help them claim money and other assets held in custody for them by the District. Assets are collected under the Unclaimed Property Act only after the holders have first attempted to locate owners.
The District of Columbia schools chancellor resigned on Tuesday after support for him, including from the mayor, collapsed in recent days over the disclosure that he had arranged to have his daughter transferred to a coveted high school. For nearly a week, the chancellor, Antwan Wilson, batted away calls ...
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte gave an unexpected green light to the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia, who had claimed in a lawsuit that payments to properties owned by Donald Trump violate the Constitution's arcane foreign and domestic Emoluments ...
Paul LePage at the Trump International Hotel in Washington in early 2017 is playing a key role in a federal lawsuit against the president by the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte issued an opinion Wednesday that said the state and district have legal standing to ...
But the slice of pavement near the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives building in the District of Columbia could be the gritty precursor to a tunnel network that could propel pods filled with people and speeding platforms topped with Teslas and Toyotas between the nation's capital and ...
Police arrest D.C. man wanted for fatally shooting man in chest Washington, DC News. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, on Nov. 13, 2015, the victim, Ray Harrison, along with his fiancee and her female friend from Texas, drove unannounced to Payton's ...
President Trump said he would like a military parade in the District of Columbia but the city's leaders and residents don't like his idea. According to a story in the Washington Post, President Trump told generals he would like to showcase the power and might of the U.S. military in a procession that would ...
Now, he is leading the fight to get DC Water, the Washington, D.C. area's agency that supplies and regulates water and sewage for the District of Columbia, and Prince George's and Montgomery counties in Maryland, to lower their costs so that churches and low and middle-income residents can continue to ...
He said his order does not require the government to grant any particular DACA applications or renewal requests. The ruling came in lawsuits brought by immigration rights groups and 15 states and the District of Columbia. Justice Department spokesman Devin O'Malley said the order doesn't change the ...
Lucas is licensed to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia and is admitted to practice before the respective local and federal courts. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, and the Montgomery County Bar Association. He earned a ...
The Interagency Autonomous Vehicle Working Group is led by the Office of the Deputy Mayor of Planning and Economic Development, the District Department of Transportation and the District of Columbia Office of Planning. The partnership has issued an official Request for Information from private sector ...
Then, last March, Republicans in a key House committee passed a nonbinding resolution "that offices attached to the seat of Government should not be required to exercise their offices in the District of Columbia." It was a prospect our man on the real estate beat, Daniel J. Sernovitz, probed a couple months ...
In a surprising decision, dissimilar to previous rulings, a District of Columbia Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) denied three motions for summary judgment in an order dated January 26, finding that the transfer pricing method developed by Chainbridge Software LLC (“Chainbridge”) was not arbitrary, ...
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. Mayor launches group to prepare for self-driving cars. Published: Tuesday, February 13, 2018. District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser will launch a working group to "proactively prepare the District" for self-driving cars, she announced yesterday.
The Federal Highway Administration is rescinding two notices of intent for environmental impact statements in Virginia and the District of Columbia, according to a document scheduled for publication in the Federal Register Feb. 9. The first study was initiated to examine ways to reduce congestion, enhance ...
A Gallup survey from last week puts his approval within the District of Columbia at a near-riotous 6 percent approval and 88 percent disapproval. Bush's extravaganza also came in the afterglow of a stunning military victory that was televised before national audiences. The 1991 parade was a deliberately ...
31, in the wake of multiple attempts by the federal government to repeal and replace or otherwise undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “Today, the District of Columbia stands united as Mayor Bowser signs a bill passed unanimously by the Council to defend women's access to basic and critical health care services ...
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has also joined the coalition of opponents, on behalf of the District of Columbia. “The Amici States share a strong interest in the readiness and effectiveness of our national defense, including an interest in ensuring that our Armed Forces and related institutions recruit, train, ...
The lawsuit was filed in New York by Schneiderman and his counterparts in California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington and the District of Columbia. It seeks to stop the government from blocking implementation of the rule while considering ...
Voters in 37 states and the District of Columbia can cast ballots in person before elections. Early voting periods range from a few days to several weeks. Illinois is near the far extreme, at 40 days. That has put the squeeze on elections officials more than once. One obvious fix would be to make the candidate ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia government has paid out more than 1,000 settlements involving 930 workers over the past five years. WUSA-TV obtained D.C. Office of Risk Management records showing the city paid $4.3 million in accident settlements from 2013 to 2017, all from taxpayer ...
The District of Columbia Council and D.C. officials are throwing cold water on President Trump's desire for a large military parade in the nation's capital this year. “The DC government will open on time today. DC Public Schools will open on time today. Sadly, the Giant Tank Parade is cancelled. Permanently ...


 

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