McDuffie Introduces Legislation in Response to Recent Gun Violence

McDuffie Introduces Legislation in Response to Recent Gun Violence

Reprint of June 5, 2018 Press Release  Washington, DC – Yesterday, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chair of the Committee on Business and Economic Development, introduced three pieces of legislation in response to recent incidents of gun violence in the District of Columbia: The Center for Firearm Violence Prevention Research Establishment Act of 2018 The Neighborhood […]

Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie Issues Statement on Recent Gun Violence and Funding for a Violence Intervention Initiative

Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie Issues Statement on Recent Gun Violence and Funding for a Violence Intervention Initiative

Washington, D.C. — Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie (Ward 5) has issued the following statement on gun violnece of the past weekend, and a new violence intervention initative: “I am deeply saddened and upset by the senseless gun violence that has taken place across communities in the District over the weekend. Here we are, merely weeks before the […]

Washingtonian’s Social Media Campaign Generates A Division in the District

Washingtonian’s Social Media Campaign Generates A Division in the District

The District of Columbia, a dynamic city home to the capitol of the United States of America.  It was once known as “Chocolate City,” 200 years after President Lincoln signed the five day delayed Declaration of Independence Proclamation, setting the slaves free.  Despite the ongoing battle for “Statehood,” the District has made some strides towards […]

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Councilmember McDuffie Introduced the Plan for Procurement and DC Council Approves for Legislation

Councilmember McDuffie Introduced the Plan for Procurement and DC Council Approves for Legislation

Out with the old, and in with the new!  Today, the District of Columbia Council passed legislation introduced by Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chair of the Committee on Business and Economic Development. The legislation, the Accessible and Transparent Procurement Amendment Act of 2018 [B22-395], incorporates parts of two other bills also introduced by Councilmember McDuffie in 2017, the Quick […]