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Senate-advances-27-billion-emergency-border-billSenate Advances $2.7 Billion Emergency Border Bill

(UPI) –A bill to provide emergency funding to handle the flood of children coming across the southern U.S. border passed a key procedural hurdle Wednesday. Senators voted 63-33 to begin…

HEADLINESWashington Metro Shows an Overall Increase of 19,200 Jobs in June

Washington Metro Division’s Unemployment Rate at 5.4 Percent The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary June job estimates show an increase of 19,200…

G7-URG~1G7 urges Russia de-escalate crisis with Ukraine or face ‘intensified’ costs

(UPI) –In a joint statement issued Wednesday, G7 members expressed their “grave concern” about Russian aggression toward neighboring Ukraine. The G7 condemned efforts to undermine Ukraine’s sovereign territorial integrity through…

daily-five-minute-run-could-save-your-lifeA daily five-minute run could save your life

(UPI) –You don’t have train for a marathon to get a little fitter and ward off the Grim Reaper. According to a new study by researchers at Iowa State University,…

national-saggy-pants-sagging-pullem-up-billboardNon-Profit Leader Orrin Hudson to Launch National “Pants up” Tour

Orrin Hudson and his non-profit Be Someone organization are on a mission to launch a National “Pants Up” Tour encouraging urban youth to pull up their pants and “dress like…

STRAYER_Group_03_0027Steve Harvey Partners With Strayer University to Deliver National Call For Success and Transformation Through Higher Education

Strayer University, a leading postsecondary institution for working adults, is pleased to announce a partnership with talk show host and entertainer Steve Harvey, who joins the University in a new…

localWashington Nationals to Host 2014 Harris Teeter Food Drive on August 2 and 3

Fans are invited to donate non-perishable food items to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank The Nationals have partnered with Harris Teeter to host the team’s annual Food Drive, which…

localMayor Gray Signs Bill Banning Styrofoam Use in District

Kicks off Most Comprehensive Clean-up Effort in Anacostia River’s History Mayor Vincent C. Gray signed the “Sustainable DC Omnibus Act of 2014” into law, which advances several key sustainability initiatives…

local21st Annual Taste of Georgetown Stages at Georgetown Waterfront

Georgetown’s annual charitable foodie festival returns with a new fall date, later hours, and more restaurants than ever before Washington, D.C.’s most anticipated epicurean festival, the annual Taste of Georgetown,…

localSecond Annual Park Police Community Day

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department in Prince George’s County invite everyone to the second Annual Community Day on Saturday, August 2, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Watkins…

localMore Than 200 Items Featured in Library of Congress Exhibition
“The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom”

The Library of Congress will open “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom” on Wednesday, Sept. 10.  The exhibition will highlight the legal and legislative challenges…

localBGE Customers Receive More Than $2.5 Million in Credits During the Company’s First Energy Savings Day

 Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) customers are seeing first-hand the benefits of smart meters with the overwhelming success of the first BGE Smart Energy Rewards Program Energy Savings Day…

localNew Immunization Requirements; Free Immunizations Available August 23

Parents of students entering seventh grade are reminded that new immunization requirements announced earlier this year require students to have one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Montgomery…

localMC311 Now on Twitter; Latest Customer Survey of 1,000 Callers Shows High MC311 Customer Satisfaction

Montgomery County’s 311 Customer Service Center has launched a new Twitter account that allows residents to get non-emergency County government information and request services via Twitter. The address is @311MC311….

localGovernor O’Malley Announces Funding for Hagerstown Manufacturer

National Golden Tissue receives funding for expansion, plans to add 100 jobs Governor Martin O’Malley and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced recently that the State has approved…

localMcAuliffe Administration Has Restored Voting Rights to More than 2,500 Virginians

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that his administration has restored the voting rights of more than 2,500 Virginians who were convicted of a felony, served their time and paid their…

localVisual Arts Exhibition presented by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

This free exhibition presents some of the District’s finest visual artists competing for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ FY15 Artist Fellowship Program (AFP) grant. Through the AFP,…

stiviano_sterling_2011_ap_606_606Judge OKs Record-Setting $2B Sale of Los Angeles Clippers

(ABC)–Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In allowing the deal to…

darrel-young_606Gruden Says Young ‘Will Be A Major Part of Redskins Offense’

(ABC)–When Jay Gruden was hired to coach the Washington Redskins, Darrel Young did some research. The results were not encouraging. Gruden, as Young discovered, didn’t have much use for a…

cdn.mse.psddevWerth Out of Nationals Lineup After Ankle Sprain

(CBS)–Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth is being held out of the starting lineup in Tuesday’s game against the Miami Marlins after spraining his right ankle on Monday. Werth left…

Stephen+A+SmithESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith For Blaming Domestic Violence Victims

(NBC)–ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don’t do anything to provoke…

HEADLINESDistrict’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.4 Percent

Rate Declines from May’s 7.5 Percent Revised Figure  Mayor Vincent C. Gray welcomed the latest unemployment figures from the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which indicate that the District’s…

Kerry-arrives-in-Israel-to-push-cease-fire-initiativeKerry Arrives in Israel to Push Cease-Fire Initiative

(UPI) –U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Israel on Wednesday to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas regarding a cease-fire proposal….

SCHOOL~1-1Schools Purchase More than 1 Million Chromebooks Last Quarter

(UPI) –Google said it sold more than one million low-cost Chromebook laptops to schools last quarter, giving Apple’s iPad stiff competition in the education segment. The low-cost laptop runs on…

Mayor GrayMayor Gray Announces Further Expansion of District’s Saturday Free Summer Meals Program

Free Summer Meals to Be Offered Six Days a Week for the Second Year in a Row Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced the expansion of the District’s Free Summer Meals…

Push_AmerFraternity Men Cycle Across Country to Help People with Disabilities

  On Aug. 2, a group of fraternity men will be in Washington, D.C. as the conclusion of the journey of their lives. This group of cyclists and crew members…

Magic_JohnsonBoys and Men of Color Private Sector Initiative Launches the National Convening Council

The Boys and Men of Color Private Sector Initiative (BMOC) is launching the National Convening Council (NCC) to harness the private sector’s commitment to identify, deliver, and direct significant new…

HEADLINESNew Analysis of Community College Student Loan Defaults Finds Uneven Patterns

Underscores Importance of Completion and College-Specific Approaches to Default Reduction The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) today issued a new…

verizon-logo-redVerizon’s FiOS Customers to Receive Upload Speeds That Match Their Current Download

Setting a New Standard for Fast Internet Service and Sharing Content   People are sharing content on the Internet more than ever, a trend that is expected to continue. As…

localDC Youth Poetry Team Wins 2014 Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam

The teens of Split This Rock’s DC Youth Slam Team (DCYST) are the 2014 Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival champions. Gathering over 500 youth poets ages 13-19,…

localSoccer Stadium Preliminary Planning Documents Released for Public Review

City Administrator releases draft Buzzard Point urban design and transportation plans DC City Administrator Allen Y. Lew has released two preliminary planning documents related to the proposed DC United stadium. …

localFederal Judge Upholds DC School Closings, Consolidation

A federal judge has upheld last year’s consolidation and closure of 15 District of Columbia public schools, rejecting arguments that the action was racially discriminatory and finding that it was…

grasshopperCapitol Hill Arts Workshop Announces a Naming Contest for its Alphabet Animal Art Project Grasshopper

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is looking for a name for its newest neighbor, a grasshopper sculpture residing at the corner of 7th and G Streets, SE. The grasshopper,…

local32,000 DC Children Live in Poor Neighborhoods;
 8 Percent Increase in Child Poverty since 1990

Demographic, social and economic changes combined with major policy developments have affected the lives of low-income children in both positive and negative ways since 1990, according to the Annie E….

Battle_in_the_CapitalVolunteer and Vendor Opportunities Available for AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®

Be our MVP! Volunteer opportunities are available for the fourth annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®, featuring longstanding rivals Morehouse College and Howard University on Saturday, Sept. 13 at RFK Stadium….

localH Street NE to Celebrate DC Streetcar Line With Upcoming Stroll and Roll Events

Pedicabs to give the public free rides along future streetcar route; participants encouraged to visit H Street Corridor businesses, restaurants and bars H Street Main Street, in conjunction with H…

localA Decade of Connecting Greater Washington Teens to Summer Jobs

Bank of America Student Leaders® program awards five community-minded teens with paid internships at local nonprofits The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently announced that five high school students from…

localArts-based Community Development Investment Awarded in District of Columbia

Washington, DC one of 66 National Endowment for the Arts Our Town projects selected nationwide    National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced plans to award 66…

localEPA Awards $2.1 Million to Revitalize Urban Waters

Funding will go to projects nationwide, including University of Baltimore work in the Patapsco Watershed  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $2.1 million to 37 organizations, among them the…

localGovernor McAuliffe Launches Plan to Help Fix I-66


25-mile project would include new express lanes, rapid bus service, park and-ride network Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced a plan to transform traffic-choked Interstate 66 into a multi-modal facility with…

localGovernor McAuliffe Announces 800 New Jobs for Arlington County

~CEB to invest $149.7 million in new global headquarters ~  Governor Terry McAuliffe announced recently that CEB, the leading member-based advisory company, will invest $149.7 million in a new headquarters…

localMistakes at CDC and FDA Reveal Unsafe Storage Practices 
for Deadly Viruses

Three recent, startling discoveries of dangerous government laboratory practices show why controversial federal research to lethalize pathogens could put Americans’ health and lives at risk. Twila Brase, co-founder and president…

localAmerican Legion plans Baltimore-area meeting and crisis center for veterans

Representatives of America’s largest organization of wartime veterans will arrive in Baltimore on July 28 to conduct a town hall meeting for veterans to discuss the quality of health care…

localVirginia’s Popular Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Returns August 1-3

School Supplies, Clothing and Footwear will be Exempt from Sales Tax Are you thinking about preparing for the upcoming school year – kindergarten, college, or somewhere in between?  Or maybe…

localMontgomery Designated as “Tech Savvy” County; Only One Named in Maryland, One of Only Four in USA

The Public Technology Institute (PTI) has designated Montgomery County as a Tech Savvy County in 2014. Montgomery County is only of only four local governments in the nation — and…

localMontgomery County Partners with NREL to Support Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative

Montgomery County is one of 14 communities nationwide selected by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to receive solar technical assistance in 2014. With support from the U.S. Department of…

localMPD to Host Prescription Drug Take Back, July 26th

The Metropolitan Police Department 2nd District is hosting a prescription drug “take back” on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Residents can drop off any unused prescription drugs at two locations listed…

localDCPS Beautification Day, August 23rd

Join the District of Columbia Public School community on Saturday, August 23, 2014 for this year’s Beautification Day. Beautification Day was established in 2005 as a citywide “spruce up” of…

localDPR Free Summer Gardening Classes

The Community Gardens Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation is offering FREE summer gardening classes until September 29, 2014. 43 garden classes have been organized at varying locations…

localCiti Open Tennis Tournament, July 26th – August 3rd

The Citi Open Tennis Tournament will take place from July 26th to August 3rd this year.  The list of players is terrific and the tournament promises to be strong.   Citi…

imageedit_5_9380717866_606Redskins Preview: Can RG3 Develop Chemistry with Gruden?

(ABC)–It didn’t take long for Jay Gruden to figure out Robert Griffin III. “He’s a perfectionist. He doesn’t like negative publicity. He doesn’t like negative plays to happen. He wants…

mcilroy_wins_british_open_072014_ap_606Rory McIlroy Wins British Open for 3rd Major

(ABC)–Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder and sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this British Open was never really in doubt. With…

452500340.jpgIan Desmond’s Five-Hit Night Propels Nationals to First Place

  (NBC)–At hitter-friendly Coors Field on Monday, Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond went five-for-five against the Colorado Rockies, driving in two runs and scoring three more for Washington’s 7-2 victory. Five…

imageedit_3_8048351645_606Ex-Redskins QB Mark Rypien Wins American Century Title

(ABC)–Mark Rypien beat out Jeremy Roenick and Annika Sorenstam to win the weather-delayed American Century Celebrity Golf Championship on Sunday. Rypien took the title for the first time since winning…

len-bias-maryland-celtics-ap_296Len Bias Set for University of Maryland Hall of Fame Induction

(ABC)–Len Bias, who died of a drug overdose soon after being the No. 2 pick in the 1986 NBA draft, will be inducted into the University of Maryland Hall of…

Mayor GrayMayor Gray Vetoes Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

(Mayor Vincent C. Gray recently vetoed the “Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2014” and returned the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Act of 2014 to the Council…

US-government-urges-Congress-to-act-on-inversionsU.S. government urges Congress to act on ‘inversions’

(UPI) –The Obama administration urged Congress Wednesday to pass legislation that would stop corporations from undergoing foreign mergers to reduce their tax bills. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew wrote a letter…

HEADLINESSilver Line to Open July 26th

The newest Metrorail Line, the Silver Line, will open on July 26th.  Phase I goes to Largo, Maryland and Wiehle-Reston, Virginia and will operate on the tracks through DC on…

HEADLINESNGYF and National Black Chamber of Commerce Announce National Partnership

Opportunities for Previously Disconnected Youth The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF), the non-profit that supports the evidence-based National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program, and the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC)…

Unlocked-Nokia-Lumia-1020-available-on-T-Mobile-and-ATTUnlocked Nokia Lumia 1020 available on T-Mobile and AT&T

(UPI) –Microsoft is making an unlocked version of the Nokia 1020 available on its site starting Tuesday, but it’s only available to T-Mobile and AT&T subscribers. The unlocked version will…

HEADLINESMicrosoft to undergo biggest job cuts in five years

(UPI) –Microsoft is planning its largest round of layoffs this week, as CEO Satya Nadella looks to incorporate Nokia’s handset division by removing overlapping jobs. Nadella had said in an…

SmartLensNovartis, Google to work together on Smart Contact Lens

(UPI) –Healthcare giant Novartis is partnering with Google to bring its smart contact lens, which will detect users’ blood sugar levels, to consumer markets. The partnership announced Tuesday will have…

HEADLINESFed Chair Janet Yellen says Economy Needs more time to Recover

(UPI) –Fed Chair Janet Yellen testified in Congress Tuesday saying the economy needed more time to recover before the central bank could raise the already rock-bottom rates. Yellen was testifying…

Mrs Amer2014Mrs. America 2014 Austen Williams, and S.H.A.R.E. Join Forces to End Human Trafficking Through the Film 8 Days

Austen Williams and S.H.A.R.E. Together have partnered to bring awareness and hope to the world’s second largest grossing crime, human trafficking.  The two have combined forces to start conversations and…

HEADLINESApple and IBM Team up for Enterprise Software Cooperation

(UPI) –Apple and IBM announced a wide-ranging partnership that will see the latter use its data and analytic capabilities across Apple’s devices, suggesting a strong enterprise push. The two companies…

HEADLINESSurge of Russian Troops on Ukraine’s Border ‘Intimidating,’ says Pentagon

(UPI) –The U.S. Department of Defense said Wednesday that the number of troops amassed along Ukraine’s border region is “intimidating.” “We believe there are now between 10,000 and 12,000 Russian…

HEADLINESNearly 1 Million Community College Students Denied Access to Federal Student Loans

Native Americans, African Americans, and Latinos Disproportionately Affected; Significant Variations by State and within States With Americans increasingly having to borrow to pay for college, a new report from the…

localCommunity Gateway Arch To Be Dedicated in Ward 7

D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities Commissioned Public Art Project by the Washington Glass School     Mayor Vincent C. Gray will join representatives of the D.C. Commission on the…

localFiscal Year 2014 General Fund Revenue Collections Down 1.6% From Fiscal Year 2013 And $439 Million Below Forecast 


Governor McAuliffe announced recently that preliminary figures indicate the state concluded Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 with an approximately $438.5 million shortfall in general fund revenue collections, excluding transfers. Total general…

localA Decade of Connecting Greater Washington Teens to Summer Jobs

Bank of America Student Leaders® program awards five community-minded teens with paid internships at local nonprofits  The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently announced that five high school students from…

PIC_Hopkins_GARDENING_mr._COLE_PROJECT_8Hopkins Housing Community will Beautify While having fun!

The Mayor’s Office “Serve DC” is very excited to have awarded Abena Disroe “Ms. ABBY” one of our first ever Love Your Block DC grants. We believe the Love Your…

DC ScoopUnion Market Announces Fourth Annual DC Scoop

Union Market, home to the highly acclaimed food market announces the fourth annual DC Scoop on Saturday, July 19, from 1pm – 4pm. A day for ice cream lovers and makers a…

localWashington Nationals add Faith Day and Bonus Promotions to the 2014 Calendar

As the Washington Nationals gear up for the second half of the 2014 baseball season, the team today announced the addition of Faith Day to the promotional schedule, which features…

localMCCA Diversity Gala Coming to John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The MCCA Diversity Gala, the premier awards program honoring leaders in the legal profession for diversity and inclusion, will be held for the first time at The John F. Kennedy…

STUDY-~1-2Study: Even Moderate Alcohol Consumption may be bad for your Heart

(UPI) –A new study has cast doubt on the recently accepted wisdom that a glass or two of red wine is actually good for the heart. According to researchers, whose…

localAmeriHealth District of Columbia Partners with DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

AmeriHealth District of Columbia, the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the District of Columbia, is teaming up with DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy to administer a customized version…

localPackard Campus Features Live Concert, War Films in August

A program of animated shorts selected to demonstrate the concept and basic elements of sound design, as well as a trio of acclaimed international animated features, will be screened the…

localAnnouncing the second College Savings Plans of Maryland

“Zookeeper for a Day” & Maryland 529 Plan Winner The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and the College Savings Plans of Maryland are pleased to announce the winner of the second…

localMikulski Cosponsors Legislation Expanding Access to Quality, Affordable Child Care for Middle Class Families

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, today announced that she joined with Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Barbara…

localSilver Spring Library to Host Used Book Sale, Family Program July 19

A used book sale and free family program entitled “The Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body” will be held at Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., on Saturday, July…

localParking Meter CashKey to be Discontinued; Starting July 21

Beginning July 21, the Montgomery County Division of Parking Management (DPM) will no longer sell new CashKeys or load additional value onto CashKeys. The manufacturer (Duncan Technologies) has just informed…

localReinventing the Chef Culture: KitchenCray Launches the New “CRAY Experience”!

KitchenCRAY is pleased to announce the launching of the “New CRAY Experience” and its new and improved interactive and innovative website. This website will feature live cooking sessions, signature recipes…

localThe Phillips Collection Introduces a Ucurte App for Curating on-the-go

The Android and Apple compatible app allows users to design and share self-curated displays from their mobile devices. As its landmark Made in the U.S.A. exhibition continues through August 31,…

localTips for Healthy Eating as We Age

(NewsUSA) – Good nutrition plays an important role in how well you age. Eating a healthful diet helps keep your body strong and can help reduce your risk for heart…

localWashington Nationals to Visit Summer Reading All-Stars at Four D.C. Public Libraries

To celebrate DC Public Library’s 2014 Summer Reading program sponsored by the Washington Nationals, the team’s players and manager Matt Williams will visit D.C. public libraries on Saturday, July 19…

localHot Days, Cool Jazz: Washington’s Airports Host Summer Jazz Series


Passengers can Jazz up their Summer with Performances at Reagan National and Dulles International in July and August Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International airports will host a…

localS&R Foundation Presents Overtures Fall Concert Series

Featuring Array of International Artists and a Local Musician Spotlight S&R Foundation continues to strengthen and diversify its commitment to supporting the arts, announcing the fall 2014 lineup for its…

localSens. Warner & Rubio Introduce Dynamic Student Loan REPAYMENT ACT

~ Bipartisan Proposal Simplifies Income-based Repayment Programs ~ U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) today introduced The Dynamic Student Loan Repayment Act to consolidate, simplify and…

localGovernor McAuliffe Announces New Agricultural Exports to United Kingdom and European Union

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced as part of his United Kingdom trade and marketing mission new export sales for Virginia agricultural and foodstuff products into the European market.  Over the…

localPierce Coming to Wizards on 2-Year Deal

(FOX)–Paul Pierce is on the move for the second straight summer, this time from Brooklyn to the Washington Wizards. A person with knowledge of the deal reports that Pierce has…

localKris Humphries, Wizards Agree to $13 Million Contract

(Mike Prada)- Kris Humphries is headed to the Washington Wizards on a three-year contract that will pay the veteran power forward $13 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports….

localOrioles, Nationals Postponed by Rain, Makeup Aug 4

(FOX)–Tuesday night’s game between the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals was postponed by rain following a delay of approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes. The interleague matchup between crosstown rivals will…

Jeter-ASG-Goodbye-0715Derek Jeter’s All-Star Goodbye

The Yankee great’s victory lap marks a big win for him – and baseball. (NBC)–The All-Star Game telecast opened Tuesday night with Fox’s Joe Buck surveying the impressive talent in…

Germany-wins-fourth-World-Cup-title-with-a-1-0-victory-over-ArgentinaGermany Wins Fourth World Cup Title with a 1-0 Victory over Argentina

Mario Gotze scored in the second period of extra time on Sunday to lift Germany to its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana….

LeBron-James-picks-CavsLeBron James Picks Cavs

LeBron James is going back to play basketball in his home state, telling Sports Illustrated that he has decided to make a return to Ohio to again play for the…

Obama-asks-Congress-for-37b-for-unaccompanied-immigrant-crisisObama asks Congress for $3.7b for unaccompanied immigrant crisis

(UPI) –The White House asked Congress for $3.7 billion to deal with the flood of unaccompanied children coming illegally to the U.S., almost double the amount it originally said it…

Julian CastroSenate approves Julian Castro to be housing secretary

Senators voted 71 to 26 to confirm San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as the next secretary of Housing and Urban Development. (UPI) –San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro was easily approved…

HEADLINESOffice of Planning Proposal on “Pop Ups”

The Office of Planning (OP) is proposing changes to the zoning regulations that would substantially alter the way “pop ups” can be built in the R-4 zones in the city. …

HEADLINESLegislative Report

This week, Councilmember Bowser held the regular meeting of the Committee on Economic Development. The Committee marked up 9 measures: PR20-0776 – District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners…

HEADLINESPepco and DCPL Classes on Saving Energy

Pepco and the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL) have teamed up to educate residents on important energy-saving tips that could save them money on every electric bill. Energize DC…