CITY COUNCIL HOLDING CRUCIAL HEARINGS, ROUNDTABLES & VOTES BEFORE 2018 SUMMER BREAK

DC FOR REASONABLE DEVELOPMENT, 202 810 2768 << press alert >> CITY COUNCIL HOLDING CRUCIAL HEARINGS, ROUNDTABLES & VOTES BEFORE SUMMER BREAK Washington, D.C. — John A. Wilson Building — Since the end of June, 2018, the District of Columbia City Council has had fiery hearings and more explosive ones are upcoming. DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC […]

Dupont Circle Citizens Comprehensive Plan Debate Friday

Comprehensive Plan Debate Search for Solutions   The Dupont Circle Citizens Association (DCCA) will host a debate on the District’s Comprehensive Plan Friday April 13.    Speakers, all of whom have been involved in discussions on the Comprehensive Plan, include David Alpert, founder of Greater Greater Washington and a Dupont resident; Meg Maguire, Committee of 100 […]

DC Activists: Metro Police Department’s Violence, Recklessness, and Lack of Accountability Requires Immediate, Substantive Action from Elected Officials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2018 Contact: Greg Montross: sptp.dc.ewg@gmail.com; 240-763-0745 DC Activists: Metro Police Department’s Violence, Recklessness, and Lack of Accountability Requires Immediate, Substantive Action from Elected Officials WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, May 9th, an off-duty officer with the Metropolitan Police Department opened fire in northeast DC, killing 24-year-old D’Quan Young. Witnesses report that […]

Zoning Commission Called a “Rubberstamp” for Developers

DC for Reasonable Development Press Release, Chris Otten, 202 810 276 Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, “Pats Anthony Hood on the Head” at Reconfirmation Hearing; Zoning Commission Called a “Rubberstamp” for Developers Anthony Hood has been Zoning Commission Chairman since 2007, and has sat on the Zoning Commission since 1998. On, Monday, March 26, 2018, Hood […]

Mayor Bowser Seeks to Radically Change DC’s Comprehensive Plan in the Developers’ Wish List Act

      PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release Contact:  Stephen Hansen 202-332-1176 Stephen.hansen1@gmail.comNancy MacWood 202-966-5333 nmacwood@gmail.com Mayor Bowser Seeks to Radically Change DC’s Comprehensive Plan in the Developers’ Wish List Act February 6, 2018 — Mayor Muriel Bowser has submitted legislation to the DC City Council to amend the Framework Element of the DC Comprehensive […]

Mayor Bowser Appoints Ana Lopez Van Balen as the District’s First Affordable Housing Preservation Officer

   PRESS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 5, 2018   CONTACT: LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011; latoya.foster@dc.gov Gwendolyn Cofield (DHCD) – (202) 442-5716; gwendolyn.cofield@dc.gov      Mayor Bowser Appoints Ana Lopez Van Balen as the District’s First Affordable Housing Preservation Officer New Role Prioritizes Preservation of Existing Affordable Housing in Washington, DC   (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, […]

Citizen Lawsuit Brings Transparency to Public Land Deals

News Release: From Eastern Market Metro Community Association, Contact: Oliver Hall, (617) 953-0161, Marci Hilt, (202) 445-0458 EMMCA Lawsuit Compels DC Government Agency to Disclose Agreements When DC Leases or Sells Public Properties to Developers Washington, DC, March 28, 2017 – The Eastern Market Metro Community Association (EMMCA) said today that a lawsuit the community […]