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DC Councilmember Refuses to Resign Over Misuse of Campaign Funds

At-Large DC Councilmember Elissa Silverman declined calls for her resignation following accusations of misusing public campaign funds.

Illegal Immigrants Allowed to Vote in DC Local Elections

The DC Council passed a bill on October 18, permitting residents without citizenship to cast their votes in local elections.

DC Deputy Mayor Resigns After Assault Charges Over Parking Lot Spat

Chris Geldart, DC Deputy Mayor for Public Safety, resigned from his post after assault charges over a quarrel in a gym parking lot.

DC Hosts Women’s March in Support of Reproductive Rights

Demonstrators are gathering in downtown DC on October 8 to take part in the Women’s March as part of the nationwide pro-choice protests. 

Racine Leads Coalition Backing Credit Card Code Policy on Gun Sales

DC Attorney General Karl Racine is leading a coalition who supports the decision by major payment processors to use a new code for gun sales.

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.