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

Anita Bonds Senior Property Tax Relief Bill Advances Towards Full Passage

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 is expected to pass overwhelmingly tomorrow, Tuesday on a first reading.… Read more

Councilmembers Host Community Meeting on Crime

At-large Councilmember Anita Bonds and Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie invite the community to attend a Citizens Meeting on Crime this Monday, December 16, 2013 from 7:15 PM until 9:00 PM.

Residents are invited to join At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds, Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, Chief of Police Cathy L.… Read more