Press Release For more information contact: James Jones, Communications Director 202.462.6000 x112 office / 202.557.4864 mobile / / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2014 DC Vote and National Coalition Send Letter to Congress Opposing “Riders” on DC Spending Bill
Contact Person: Elizabeth Myrick Phone:  202 368 9949 E-mail:    Two MC students named in class of seven 2015 Frank Karel Fellows in the United States
Monday, April 13, 2015 | DC Vote - Press Release | DC Vote
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.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | DC Vote - Press Release | Editorial Board
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.
“Mayor Bowser’s decision to stand with District voters on local budget control could be a victory for the city. Congressional interference in the District’s local budget is unnecessary and only prevents DC’s elected leaders from effectively addressing critical needs.  We strongly support Mayor Bowser’s actions and urge all officials representing District residents to follow her lead.”
Thursday, February 26, 2015 | DC Vote - Press Release | Roland Martin
Congress has always run D.C. like a plantation. But now, GOPers want to jail the mayor over a law the voters overwhelmingly passed? I’m desperately trying to understand how getting marijuana laws passed nationwide has become today’s Selma, but if there is one thing that is intolerable it’s the shameful way congressional Republicans are bullying the residents of Washington, D.C., to not blaze in the comfort of their homes.
Press Statement For more information contact: James Jones, Communications Director 202.462.6000 x112 office / 202.557.4864 mobile / / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2015 DC Vote Response to Rep. Chaffetz and Rep. Meadows' Letter to Mayor Bowser DC Vote issued the following statement regarding a letter sent by Representatives Chaffetz and Meadows warning Mayor Muriel Bowser against enacting DC's locally passed Initiative 71.