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 […]

The DC Voice Talks with Ward 5 Candidate Kathy Henderson at the Wilson Building

The DC Voice Talks with Ward 5 Candidate Kathy Henderson at the Wilson Building

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in Mindy Jo News, Ward 5, Ward 5 Candidates | No Comments

Moving from New York City to the Metropolitan City was a much different scene in the 80’s.  Certainly, the only skyscrapers buildings you’ll see in the District is the Monument.  Upon her arrival, Kathy Henderson not only found the scenery different, but how community concerns were addressed seemed much different as well.  At the time, […]

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 […]

Litigation Looms Over Brookland Manor

Litigation Looms Over Brookland Manor

Posted by on May 13, 2018 in Ward 5 | No Comments

  Mid-City Financial has faced an uphill battle since it unveiled plans two years ago to renovate the 1940-era Brookland Manor Apartments. Surviving lawsuits, protests and complaints of super aggressive eviction tactics, the renovation of the apartments is finally moving forward with Stage One of the Rhode Island Avenue (RIA) Project. Despite approval to move […]