D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser

March 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Area Leaders Ask Trump to Use National Capital Region for Priority Coronavirus Testing

In a joint letter sent Sunday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Gov. Larry Hogan, and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam asked President Donald Trump to make the National Capital Region (NCR) a main location for coronavirus testing.  “We request that you add the National Capital Region to the priority locations for federally-supported COVID-19 testing sites to […]

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February 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Glass to Introduce Resolution Supporting D.C. Statehood

Councilmember Evan Glass will introduce a resolution at Tuesday’s Montgomery County Council meeting, showing Montgomery County’s support for Washington D.C.’s statehood. This will be the first time Montgomery County has put forward a resolution formally supporting D.C. statehood. Glass’ resolution will be introduced on the same day the House Committee on Oversight and Reform is […]

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August 30, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

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Takoma Park Rallies Against Facility for Migrant Children

Protestors gathered in Washington, D.C.’s Takoma neighborhood on Aug. 28 for a rally against a new shelter for unaccompanied migrant children. The shelter would be near the Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County border, at 6896 Laurel St. N.W., and is meant for minors apprehended at the U.S./Mexico border without a parent. “I think that whole […]

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April 8, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Mark Ein Keeps Citi Open Tennis Tournament In DC

Venture capitalist and Washington Kastles owner, Mark Ein announced the conclusion of a six-month-long bidding process with the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation (WTEF) to secure management rights of the long-running pro tennis tournament. Mayor Muriel Bowser said, “It wouldn’t be summer in the sports capital without the Citi Open.” She added, “We are grateful for […]

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January 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Shutdown Can’t Stop Love’: D.C. Residents Barred From Marriage Licenses

D.C. residents can start calling us Marry-land! Because of the government shutdown, the D.C. Superior Court is closed, meaning D.C. residents cannot go to the Marriage Bureau to get a marriage license. Two days before their wedding, Danielle Geanacopoulos and Dan Pollock, a couple who met working on the Hill as Democratic staffers, went viral […]

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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Participates in Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit

Governor Larry Hogan joined District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to discuss the heroin and opioid epidemic at the Regional Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit on Tuesday. The conference, organized by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, gathered hundreds of policymakers, public health and safety professionals to confront the substance […]

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March 24, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Councilmember Berliner “Deeply Dissapointed” With Exelon-Pepco Merger Approval

It’s official, PEPCO and Exelon have now completed a multi-billion dollar merger. Exelon received the final green light to purchase PEPCO after the Washington D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) voted two to one in favor of the deal on Wednesday. Key leaders in the District, including Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Attorney General Karl Racine have […]

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December 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 16, in Montgomery County: 1.  Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will be headlining the Committee for Montgomery’s annual legislative breakfast along with Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser. The event starts at 7 a.m. 2. The Department of Permitting Services will […]

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