The United States of America, otherwise a beacon of democratic rule for over two centuries, is essentially the North Korea of federal district voting rights, a clear outlier for democratic best practices across the world. As voters across the country elect members of the House of Representatives, District voters have nothing.
With the democratic primary completed, it's time to assess mayor Gray on the arts.
Proponents had backed the marijuana measure as an issue of fairness. A study by the American Civil Liberties Union had shown
Both the D.C. Latino Caucus and the D.C. Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus held straw polls. Both polls were won by the current Mayor, Vincent Gray.
Mayor Vincent Gray must decide in the very near future if he will run for a second term.
WASHINGTON -- A press event held Wednesday by Senate Democrats to escalate pressure on Republicans over the government shutdown
Sept 12 (Reuters) - Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray on Thursday vetoed a controversial minimum wage bill that could
We all can agree that the status quo is unacceptable. But we also need to agree that continuing destabilization of school leadership, and ongoing power struggles over the authority to control and direct the schools, only distracts from academic improvement and threatens further delay in real reform.
Still, on Thursday night, Brown's legacy will be on full display at the dance party in the Howard Theater. “The music will
DC Officials Will Decide Next Week if Key Obamacare Provision Will Benefit Residents or Big Insurers
Among the most important policy goals for the health insurance industry has been to control how the health insurance exchanges will be set up and run. Whether those exchanges are of greater benefit to consumers or insurance companies will depend on the success of the lobbying efforts.
The Mayor cannot be so entrenched in his position that he is willing to allow a bill to become law that would allow guns, drugs, and violence in shelters with no consequences.
Last year Children's Law Center published a plan with practical recommendations to improve the children's mental health system in the District. Today, Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, we are releasing a report card that assesses progress in the areas outlined in our plan.
A concern about protecting retirees who rely on out-of-state bonds makes sense. But using that argument to protect a tax shelter for multi-millionaires does not.
Whether it be a time of prosperity or economic crisis, the community has a moral obligation to care for the least among us.
Still, Shore argues that the District doesn't recognize the importance of prevention services -- like those provided by Sasha
That month, a newborn at the shelter died. It was not the only newborn death. Kevin Cruz, 29, has a room at the D.C. General