The District of Columbia fire department is hiring nine new paramedics as it continues to address a shortage that has led to slow responses to some medical emergencies.
D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans is now the top fundraiser among the candidates for mayor of Washington, but Councilmember Muriel Bowser has more money to spend.
New legislation would raise the minimum wage in the District of Columbia.
D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells says the city’s fire and EMS department has been responsible for “one inexcusable catastrophe after another.”
D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser has raised more money than any of the other candidates for District of Columbia mayor.
Candidates for mayor of the District of Columbia are trying to show strength before their first fundraising deadline.
The D.C. Council will consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
An attorney who has worked in the Obama and Clinton administrations is running for mayor of the District of Columbia.
A D.C. councilmember is calling on Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe to step down amid questions about the department’s ability to handle medical calls.
D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells is set to formally kick off his campaign for mayor.