FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 20, 2015
DCPS Students, Teachers Head to Capitol Hill to Call for DC Equality
DC Vote advocacy day will give Hill staff first-hand look at impact of disenfranchisement
Contact Person: Elizabeth Myrick
Phone: 202 368 9949
Two MC students named in class of seven 2015 Frank Karel Fellows in the United States
Reports find that Washingtonian's top priorities are affordable housing and quality of social services.
WASHINGTON—Talking Transition DC released two reports today, April 10th, 2015, that capture the opinions of nearly 9,000 DC residents and offer policy recommendations for Mayor Bowser on issues such as housing affordability, the quality of social services, and equal access to quality employment and education.
Group Will Object to Members Using DC Residents as Political Pawns
WHEN: Wednesday, April 1, 9:00 A.M – 11:00 A.M
WHERE: Office of Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), 284 Senate Russell Building. We will move from Sen. Rubio’s office to the offices of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) 185 Dirksen and Senator James Lankford (R-OK) B40C Senate Dirksen Building. We will then proceed to the office of Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) 1524 Longworth House Office Building.
DC Vote executive director Kimberly Perry issued the following statement in response to Senator Rubio and Rep. Jordan's introduction of legislation attacking DC's local laws.
LIMITED FEDERAL government is an article of faith for the Republican Party — except when the District of Columbia is in play. Then what tends to matter is not principle but politics.