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Landlords Don’t Want the D.C. Council to Extend Its Blanket Eviction Moratorium D.C. has the strongest tenant protections related to evictions in the region, surpassing even the […] As of Sept. 17, D.C. reported two additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 47 new positive cases, bringing the total number of people to 619 and 14,790, […]
We’re investing in you with our new website. Will you invest in us by becoming a member? THE NEWS: The coronavirus pandemic is destroying what makes D.C. cool. Nightlife impresarios and brothers Eric and Ian Hilton are closing seven bars for the foreseeable future come Oct. 31: American Ice Company, The Brixton, Echo Park, El […]
St. Elizabeths Hospital Staff Continues to Restrain, Seclude Patients Despite Documentation of “Disturbing Staff Abuses”
In February 2020, a patient at St. Elizabeths Hospital was given psychotropic medication to restrain her, which she did not consent to but was told by staff that she had to accept. The patient, Lisa Morgan, has a documented history of trauma and sexual abuse, and requested that a female nurse administer the drugs. Though […]
We’re investing in you with our new website. Will you invest in us by becoming a member? THE NEWS: Florence Pendleton, D.C.’s first shadow senator, passed away peacefully in her Georgia home on Sept. 10. She was 94 years old. Pendleton was first elected in 1990, alongside Rev. Jesse Jackson, as one of two shadow […]
We’re investing in you with our new website. Will you invest in us by becoming a member? THE NEWS: While parts of Maryland and Virginia enter Phase Three, D.C. is a ways away from furthering the reopening of its economy. D.C. has yet to meet several coronavirus metrics, including that 60 percent of new positive […]