D.C. Politics



The barrier that was erected after the Jan. 6 Capitol breach is disrupting life for residents of the neighborhood and the city.

The District legalized recreational marijuana years ago but Congress barred retail sales of the drug.

A growing number of state legislators have filed resolutions supporting, or opposing, D.C. statehood.

Beth Bresnahan will move back to Massachusetts to tend to family issues.

Muriel E. Bowser said her sibling “will be missed greatly, as she joins the legion of angels who have gone home too soon.”

Mayor Muriel E. Bowser said the city won’t cover overdraft fees caused by the issue.

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hear testimony on March 11.

The missed payments were caused by a vendor’s technical glitch, the city said.

Local officials worry that Blacks and Latinos hit hardest by the pandemic will remain vulnerable to illness.

D.C. residents with these conditions can register for vaccinations as of March 1.

He is taking a job at the University of Kansas after seven years supervising D.C.’s budget.

Virginia, Maryland and the District would receive $14 billion, according to funding estimates released this week.

Only one other restaurant in Wards 7 and 8 is part of D.C.’s popular expanded outdoor dining program.

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) called the bill a “dangerous violation of parental rights and human health.” Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) said “the state of Utah should not be deciding what is best for the public health in the District, just as we should not tell Utah what’s best.”

Shortage of doses, changing rules and complex sign-up systems left residents deeply frustrated.

The Department of Employment Services has been backlogged for months.

What local leaders and health officials have said about the vaccine rollout.

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New website by professor George Derek Musgrove recounts how Stokely Carmichael, Marion Barry and others shook up District politics from 1960s to 1990s.

Mayor Muriel E. Bowser also announces a campaign with city clergy.

The agency has 90 days to come up with a plan. D.C., Maryland and Virginia are making their pitches.

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