News & Updates

Newsletter: Closer to D.C. Statehood

In a historic move last week, the U.S. House of Representatives finally voted to grant the District of Columbia’s more than 700,000 residents one of the most fundamental American rights: equal representation.

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Reducing Violence Amid Coronavirus

June is dedicated to Gun violence awareness. Gun violence is one of the leading causes of death in adolescents nationwide.

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Holding Polluters Accountable

Every District resident deserves clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, affordable and efficient utilities and a healthy environment to live in.

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Stopping Unsafe Disposal of Used PPE

Recently, the residents of the District’s Burleith Community in Ward 2 reported to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) that medical waste from MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (“MedStar”) was being improperly discarded in their neighborhood by staff members after they exited the…

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Cure the Streets Boosts Census Participation in Ward 8

In addition to their important work interrupting and de-escalating violence in target neighborhoods in the District, OAG’s Cure the Streets teams have been busy encouraging people to complete the Census.

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Celebrating Pride Month

Happy Pride Month, D.C.! This month, we honor all members of the LGBTQ+ community, both past and present

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Newsletter: Protecting Peaceful Protests

Today, as the District reels from a night of chaos sparked by a tyrannical president, local government must offer a promise to all residents: we are with you, and we will protect you.

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District Voting Rights and Information

The District of Columbia’s primary election is Tuesday, June 2, 2020, and the special election for Ward 2 is Tuesday, June 16, 2020.

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Apply for Child Support Online

When children receive financial support from both parents, they can thrive and have a bright future.

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Latest Tenant Protections for D.C. Residents

On May 5, 2020, the DC Council enacted critical emergency legislation to protect District residents during the COVID-19 crisis.