New bills passed earlier this week require landlords to give tenants 180 days' notice before raising rents and pay relocation expenses to low-income tenants who move in response to rent hikes.
Officials would rather if everybody were masked than vaccinated.
Do we really need the state to step in over an unfortunate tragedy?
Legislators cannot have it both ways.
A new antitrust suit targets third-party seller agreements.
“This is banana republic crap we’re watching happen right now.”
The Head of D.C.'s Long-Troubled Metro System Says Another Federal Bailout Is Needed To Stave Off Apocalyptic Service Cuts
D.C.'s public transit agency has already received close to $1 billion in federal coronavirus relief funds.
Voters came out for legalizing marijuana, removing criminal penalties for psychedelic use, and treating drug addiction as a public health concern.
The ballot measure applies to noncommercial production, distribution, and possession of "entheogenic plants and fungi."
A new lawsuit argues that the city and state's eviction bans are an unconstitutional impairment of contracts unrelated to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why do progressives who worry about unequal justice support policies that are bound to make that problem worse?
Armed agents of the state shouldn't be enforcing mask mandates.
The Decriminalize Nature D.C. initiative has gathered enough signatures to land on the ballot this November.
The House voted to recognize the District of Columbia as a state, but many obstacles still lie ahead.
Seattle Says It Will Ask Protesters To Voluntarily Leave 'Autonomous Zone.' What Happens If They Don't?
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Police unions exist to protect cops at the expense of the public.
A heavy but hands-off militarized police presence squared off with demonstrators in the nation's capital tonight.
Protesters Tear-Gassed, Arrested, Buzzed With Military Helicopters During Another Night of Protests in D.C.
Tonight's anti-police protests in the nation's capital saw fewer incidents of fires and vandalism, but also a heavy dose of aggressive police tactics.
If there's a silver lining for the bars and restaurants that have been hit by the COVID-19 lockdowns, it's the widespread loosening of liquor laws.
A civil rights lawsuit alleges that the government violated Kathy Hay's constitutional rights when it shuttered her free pantry.
Lawyers, inmates' families, and correctional officers worry the jail is ill-prepared to handle an outbreak.
Councilmember Charles Allen has proposed giving every D.C. resident a $100 monthly subsidy for bus and train rides.
D.C.'s Cash-strapped Public Transit Agency Didn't Know It Had Hundreds of $400 Gold Pins Sitting in Storage
A recent Inspector General's report found the agency had serious problems tracking and managing its inventory.
D.C. cops appear to have a thing for illegally probing butts.
The officer was suspended for only six days.
A Christmas Miracle: Washington Court Overturns Marijuana Sign Rules That Banned String Lights Spelling 'Pot'
A judge concluded that the restrictions violate the state constitution's free speech guarantee.
The argument for getting rid of walking on metro station escalators demonstrates the flaws of central planning logic.
What happened to me could have happened to a cyclist or pedestrian. Blame cars, not scooters.
'This Is a Culture War': Sex Work Decriminalization Bill in D.C. Draws 14 Hours of Passionate Public Testimony
From morning till past midnight, supporters and opponents of a bill to decriminalize prostitution offered starkly different visions of safety and rights.
Virginia Walden Ford talks about her role in integrating schools in the 1960s and leading a movement to escape failing public schools four decades later.
A new report from Metro's Office of the Inspector General details the agency's waste when dealing with riders' waste.
We're getting a military parade because Donald Trump wants one. The arguments for leaving our tanks at their bases are far more numerous, significant, and powerful.
Facing Legal Challenge, Washington Weed Regulators Lift Ban on Cannabusiness Signs at Seattle Hempfest
The state's Liquor and Cannabis Board changed its policy after Hempfest and two marijuana retailers challenged it on constitutional grounds.
The FBI raided the house of D.C. City Councilman and Metro board member Jack Evans as part of a federal grand jury investigation.
The Seattle festival's organizers argue that banning signs referring to state-licensed cannabusinesses violates the state and federal constitutions.
'We know what we want to do with our bodies, and we don't need government interference.'
The Metropolitan Police Department was in the middle of a legal battle with the family when the warrantless search was conducted.