by Emily Atkin Posted on June 14, 2014 Updated: June 17, 2014
"It's an insult," said one resident.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on May 15, 2014
Six years after the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated D.C.'s gun ban, the battle over gun safety regulations in the one-time "murder capital" of the United States may finally be coming to a close.
by Scott Keyes Posted on May 14, 2014
Homelessness is declining nationally, but it's way up in Washington D.C.
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by Scott Keyes Posted on April 21, 2014
From coffee shops to law enforcement to ambulances, homeless people report widespread discrimination in their daily lives.
by Scott Keyes Posted on February 28, 2014 Updated: February 28, 2014
The city wants to end homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015.
by Scott Keyes Posted on January 31, 2014 Updated: January 31, 2014
A ThinkProgress reporter goes out on one of the coldest nights of the year to join a survey of the homeless population of Washington, D.C.
by Scott Keyes Posted on January 29, 2014
D.C. officials were forced to send at least 60 families to hotels outside city limits.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 22, 2014
Workers at the Pentagon are going on strike as part of a larger effort to pressure the president to raise their wages.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on January 15, 2014 Updated: January 15, 2014
The Washington D.C. Water and Sewer Authority is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in projects to generate its own power and protect its infrastructure from the impacts of climate change.
by Alan Pyke Posted on December 17, 2013
Once Mayor Vince Gray signs the bill into law, the District's minimum wage will rise by $3.25 over the next three years.