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Mayor Bowser Declares Migrant Emergency, Establishes New Office 

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a public emergency due to the massive number of migrants who arrived in the District from Arizona and Texas. 

New Bill to Provide $50 Million in Aid for Migrants Sent to DC

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced a bill in the House to provide $50 million in aid for migrants being bused into DC.

New DC Bill to Provide Humanitarian Assistance to Migrants

DC Congresswoman Eleanor Norton is planning to introduce a bill to provide more funding for FEMA's food and shelter program for migrants.

DC Lifts Need of Doctor’s Recommendation for Medical Marijuana Access

The DC Council passed a bill on Tuesday, allowing patients over the age of 21 to access medical marijuana without a doctor's recommendation.

As March for Lives Holds Rally in DC, Homicides Surpass 2021 Figures

DC homicides so far this year already surpassed that of 2021 for the same period, according to official data.

New DC Bill Bans Discrimination Against Employees Due to Cannabis Use

The DC Council passed a bill prohibiting employers from firing or punishing an employee for using marijuana outside of work.

Massive Anti Gun Violence Demonstration Planned in District

March for Our Lives, the student-led movement that promotes gun control reform, is preparing for a major rally in Washington DC on June 11. 

DC Congresswoman Norton, Councilmember Cheh Banned From Entering Russia

DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and DC Councilmember Mary Cheh are among the high profile figures banned from traveling to Russia.