Hard work and caring help make animal welfare stronger in DC

Hard work and caring help make animal welfare stronger in DC

New emergency legislation from the DC Council seeks to help protect those who can't speak for themselves.

Because of a handful of Petworth residents (and a lot of people around DC and the country), the welfare of companion animals kept outside has changed for the better. 

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CM Silverman, Grants and an attempt at Decorum; notes from ANC 4C June meeting

CM Silverman, Grants and an attempt at Decorum; notes from ANC 4C June meeting

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meeting on June 8th was as interesting and at times as tumultuous as any of the meetings this year have been. The main sticking point for this meeting was Commissioner Jonah Goodman's effort to approve a Code of Conduct for ANC 4C. Also at the meeting, At-Large DC Councilmember Elissa Silverman spoke about her team's projects and successes with vacant and blighted properties, commissioners gave various updates and Goodman also got the updated Grant requirements passed. Read on, McDuff...

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Notes from ANC 4D February meeting

Notes from ANC 4D February meeting

Alas, I was too sick to attend the February meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D — however, 4D Secretary Nancy Roth was kind enough to send me her draft minutes from the meeting for those who couldn’t attend. 

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CMs Grosso & Silverman at ANC 4D February meeting (draft agenda)

CMs Grosso & Silverman at ANC 4D February meeting (draft agenda)

The draft agenda for the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D's February public meeting is below. The meeting is on Tuesday, February 16th at Truesdell Education Campus, 800 Ingraham St NW, at 7pm.  Amongst other topics and guests, Councilmembers David Grosso and Elissa Silverman will speak about family leave legislation.

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