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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.
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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 has ...
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 training ...
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 phased ...
"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 ...
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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 ...


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