Wednesday, May 18, 2022


DC Residents to Access Free or Low-Cost Internet via New Program

The District of Columbia announced a new initiative that will offer high-speed connections to eligible households at reduced or no cost. 

DC Officials Promote Mental Health Hotline for Free Mental Support

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has encouraged residents to benefit from the city's free mental health hotline in a statement.

Nurses Protested Working Conditions in DC; More Marches Planned

Thousands of nurses gathered in downtown Washington on May 12 to protest their current working conditions, including staff shortage.

DC AG Announces Recovering Money From Trump Organization 

DC Attorney General Karl Racine said his office clawed back $750,000 from the Trump Organization and the Trump Inaugural Committee.

JPMorgan Chase Opens New Headquarters in Downtown DC

JPMorgan Chase opened a new regional headquarters in the District with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, May 9. 

Metro Ridership Still Below Pandemic Levels But Exceeds Forecasts

Metro ridership has surpassed predicted levels through the first three quarters of 2022 by 40 percent, while remaining below pre-pandemic levels.

DC Issues Strategic Plan for Reduction of Gun Violence 

Washington DC released a strategic plan in response to a spike in gun violence around the city over the past few years.

National Memorial Day Parade Returns to District This Year

Washingtonians and visitors to the city will be able to enjoy the National Memorial Day Parade in-person this year, after a two-year hiatus.