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Tiny Houses: Pay More For Less!

"It's the smallest house in DC! But it's bright and funky, and perfect for someone as cool as you," says the craigslist ad (which assumes that you are cool). Apartment hunters in the District of Columbia may be interested to learn that they can rent the smallest house in Washington -- a [...]

Clean Transportation Policies Could Cut GHG Emissions 29%–40% in Northeastern States

Clean transportation policies could cut carbon pollution between 29 to 40 percent in the five northeast states and the District of Columbia by 2030, according to a new report by the Georgetown Climate Center. The report was released in conjunction with an announcement that Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, New York, Rhode Island and […]

Senate Confirms First D.C Judges in More Than Two Years

For the first time in two and a half years, the U.S. Senate last week confirmed judges to the District of Columbia Superior Court, signaling a renewed focus on local judicial vacancies. The judges were confirmed on Nov. 19. Earlier this month, former D.C. attorney general Irvin Nathan, now a senior counsel at Arnold & Porter, wrote letters to... Read the whole entry... »       

Washington D.C. Tries To Clear Tent City Of Homeless Residents

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia has had enough of homeless people camping in tents pitched behind the Watergate Hotel. The city began clearing the tents over the weekend -- calling the encampment unsafe -- after having spent months connecting a dozen tent city denizens with other forms of shelter. Show More Summary

Lanier: take the gunmen out

The most ardent anti-gun police officer in the country, Kathy Lanier, the police chief of the District of Columbia’s Metro Police Department told the “60 Minutes” audience that the police aren’t going to get to the scene of an active shooter, like the attack in Paris, in time to save them, so if they can’t […]

D.C.'s Rent Is Too Damn High

The District of Columbia is a wonderful place to live -- if you can afford it. I am very concerned that our city's housing is becoming too expensive for residents of all stages of life, and I am particularly worried that many residents...Show More Summary

Washington Post; Half of D.C. residents want a return to citywide gun ban, poll finds

The Washington Post conducted a poll of the residents of the District of Columbia in regards to the current state of gun ownership, or, rather, the lack thereof, in the District. Their poll says that 51% of the people polled want the gun ban to return and 47% oppose that. However, the margin of error […]

Are Law Firms More Inclusive of LGBT Employees?

If you are a lesbian, gay, bi, or transgendered worker, outing yourself in the office can be risky, even today. Employment discrimination based on sexual orientation is banned in only 21 states and the District of Columbia; protections against gender identity discrimination are even rarer. There are huge swaths......

ECONOMIST: 'Jobs market is literally on fire in most states in the union'

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released its monthly estimates of unemployment rates in all 50 US states and the District of Columbia, and things are looking pretty good. The Bureau noted that unemployment rates fell in 32 states and DC, went up in just 3 states, and stayed the same as September in 15 states. Show More Summary

BLS on State Unemployment Rates: No State at or above 7%, First Time since early 2007

From the BLS: Regional and State Employment and Unemployment SummaryRegional and state unemployment rates were little changed in October. Thirty-two states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate decreases from September, 3 states had increases, and 15 states had no change, the U.S. Show More Summary

IF IT SAVES JUST ONE LIFE, IT’S WORTH IT: Rand Paul Wants Guns In DC. “Sen. Rand Paul said Thursda…

IF IT SAVES JUST ONE LIFE, IT’S WORTH IT: Rand Paul Wants Guns In DC. “Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday he would introduce a bill that would give District of Columbia residents the ability to get gun permits and visitors from around the U.S. the right to carry concealed weapons while in the nation’s capital.”

The Next 8 States That Could Legalize Weed Within the Year

2016 looks like a big year for marijuana legalization. Beginning in 2012, four states and the District of Columbia have voted to legalize marijuana. By this time next year, that number could well double, and then some. National polls...Show More Summary

Talking Leadership With Social Security's Carolyn Colvin

Carolyn Colvin, the acting commissioner of the Social Security Administration, has held numerous positions at the agency over the years and has served as head of Human Services for the District of Columbia, director of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and as secretary of Maryland's Department of Human Resources. Show More Summary

Broadcasters Score Big Copyright Act Win Over FilmOn X; Appeal Coming

Over four months ago, a U.S. District Court judge in California stunningly ruled that Fox, ABC, NBC and CBS might have to license their shows to FilmOn X. Today, a U.S. District Court judge in the District of Columbia said that Alki David's video streaming service doesn't get that programming after all. Show More Summary

Mobile Justice police recording app expands to 17 states and D.C.

On Friday, November 13, citizens in 17 states and the District of Columbia will have one more tool in their inventory for keeping police accountable. The American Civil Liberties Union’s Mobile Justice app, which has already rolled out...Show More Summary

From Houston to DC, Ending Transgender Discrimination

More than 1300 miles separate Houston from the District of Columbia, yet last Wednesday I woke up heartbroken knowing that Houston voters rejected a measure that protects LGBTQ people from discrimination in their daily lives. The results were especially jarring given my agency, the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights (OHR), on that same […]

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Marijuana Policy Reform: It's Not Just for Liberals

Marijuana law reform has turned into quite a hot issue as of late: four states plus the District of Columbia now allow recreational use, and several more are considering full legalization or decriminalization via legislation or voter initiative. Show More Summary

Civic Engagement Update: First Step With the Advisory Neighborhood Commission

3 weeks agoNews : James Fallows

This evening the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission for our part of D.C. voted 8-1 to endorse the proposals from our community group, as described in previous items in this thread, to move the District of Columbia away from use of (grossly polluting, very noisy, hazardous to lawn crews) gas-powered leafblowers. Show More Summary

An End to Homelessness: Leading the Nation In Our Nation's Capital

Across the country, far too many men, women and families with children experience homelessness. Here in the District of Columbia, in the shadow of our nation's capital, more than 7,000 people experience homelessness on any given night -- sleeping outside, in a shelter or in transitional housing. Show More Summary

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