Councilmember Anita Bonds Hosts Community Action Summit, Part II Mayor Vincent C. Gray and MPD Chief Cathy L. Lanier to Attend

At-large Councilmember Anita Bonds invites District residents and business owners to attend a Community Action Summit, Part II on Housing, Workforce and Neighborhood Development, Public Safety, and Education with elected officials, ANC Commissioners, civic and community leaders this Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 9:30 AM until 2:00 PM.… Read more

In Tribute to Virgina E. Hayes Williams

Councilmember Anita Bonds (At-large) extends her deepest condolences to Mayor Anthony A. Williams, his family, and friends after learning of the passing of the “First Mother” of the District of Columbia, Mrs. Virginia E. Hayes Williams.

Mrs. Williams passed away at the age of 87 on January 23, following a brief illness, and will be laid to rest this Thursday, January 30, in the city of Los Angeles.… Read more

Council Creates History by Passage of Minimum Wage Increase

Today, on a second reading, the Council of the District of Columbia Council made history by giving final approval to the “Living Wage for All Act of 2013,”legislation that will increase the District of Columbia’s minimum wage rate to $11.50/hour by July 2016, making it the highest minimum wage of any state or municipality in the nation.… Read more

Bonds Senior Tax Relief Bill Advances to Full Council

At today’s meeting of the Committee on Finance and Revenue, the “Senior Citizen Real Property Tax Relief Act of 2013” (B20-0318) underwent final mark-up and committee vote. The Committee voted to advance the bill to the full Council, where it will undergo a hearing and vote in early 2014.… Read more

Bonds Senior Tax Relief Bill Advances to Full Council

At today’s meeting of the Committee on Finance and Revenue, the “Senior Citizen Real Property Tax Relief Act of 2013” (B20-0318) underwent final mark-up and committee vote. The Committee voted to advance the bill to the full Council, where it will undergo a hearing and vote in early 2014.… Read more