The Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults is now law

The US Government estimates that roughly $3 billion dollars are lost each year due to the financial exploitation of senior citizens. In the District, the senior population, currently estimated at 120,000 residents, continues to grow, yet financial exploitation of seniors was not a crime!… Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Anita Bonds Bill Targets Slumlords

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2016|
Contact: David Meadows
dmeadows@dccouncil.us
(202) 724-8064

Councilmember Anita Bonds Bill Targets Slumlords

WASHINGTON, DC – Rightfully, there has been significant media attention paid to apartment buildings and rental units throughout the District that have landlords who appear to have purposefully neglected their properties, putting the health, security, and well-being of tenants in jeopardy.… Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Anita Bonds Seeks to Exempt Diapers and Feminine Hygiene Products from Sales Taxes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2016
Contact: David Meadows
dmeadows@dccouncil.us
(202) 724-8064

Councilmember Anita Bonds Seeks to Exempt Diapers and Feminine Hygiene Products from Sales Taxes

WASHINGTON, DC – Tomorrow, April 5, At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds, Chairperson of the Committee on Housing and Community Development will introduce legislation that would exempt diapers and feminine hygiene products from sales taxes.… Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Councilmembers Anita Bonds and Brianne Nadeau, and Shadow Representative Franklin Garcia Host Immigrant Family as Part of National “DAPA Dinners” Campaign

Councilmembers Anita Bonds and Brianne Nadeau, and Shadow Representative Franklin Garcia Host Immigrant Family as Part of National “DAPA Dinners” Campaign

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, April 13th at 6:00 PM, At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds, Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau will join shadow Representative Franklin Garcia in hosting a Washington D.C.… Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Bonds Proposes for Bicycles to be Tax Free Every Earth Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 19, 2016|
Contact: David Meadows
dmeadows@dccouncil.us
(202) 724-8064

Councilmember Bonds Proposes for Bicycles to be Tax Free Every Earth Day

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, April 19, At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds, Chairperson of the Committee on Housing and Community Development introduced legislation that would exempt taxes on bicycles and related gear purchased on April 22nd in celebration of Earth Day.… Read more