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Significant Progress on the Plan to Close DC General

Patty Mullahy Fugere | Posted 05.26.2016 | DC
Patty Mullahy Fugere

e are optimistic that they will find a way to move beyond any temper flares or past miscommunications to work out a plan that shows good stewardship of District resources, and more importantly, that best serves the needs of the DC's homeless families. These families, and indeed all District residents, deserve no les

Living Up To Promises Made to Families In DC's Budget Negotiations

Judith Sandalow | Posted 05.20.2016 | DC
Judith Sandalow

It's time to stop pretending children can succeed when their parents don't.

Unprecedented Political Commitment to Ending Homelessness: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Patty Mullahy Fugere | Posted 05.11.2016 | DC
Patty Mullahy Fugere

We're heading into the final stretch of setting our collective budget priorities for 2017. The DC Council's first full vote on the budget is next Tues...

D.C. Budget: Drinking for Dollars

Georgiana Bloom | Posted 08.20.2012 | DC
Georgiana Bloom

Whether every weekend or on holidays, extending drinking hours in public establishments in D.C. is unwise.

Sunday Booze? Councilmember Pushes New Alcohol Plan

Posted 04.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) is looking for $3.2 million to help kill a revenue-generating provision in Mayo...

Issa Hopes For Happy Ending On D.C. Budget Autonomy

| Posted 04.03.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Three months into the second session of the 112th Congress, dynamics are shifting on legislative efforts to give th...

Why Don't Mary Cheh or Tommy Wells Support $10 Million for D.C. Arts?

Robert Bettmann | Posted 04.29.2012 | DC
Robert Bettmann

Government funding is critically important to local artists and arts organizations, but how much arts funding is the right amount of arts funding?

Va. Gov. Supports D.C. Budget Autonomy

| Posted 02.23.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Giving momentum to the growing movement for D.C. budget autonomy, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has signaled his ...

Laura Bassett

Eleanor Holmes Norton: Abortion Rider Is 'Fatal' To D.C. Spending Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Washington D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) faced a tough decision earlier this week: Would she support a proposed bill that grants D.C. some m...