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Ward 6 Budget Wins

The Council of the District of Columbia is putting the final touches on the city’s budget for next year. Certainly, there are still some...

Don’t Use Abortion As A Ward 6 Political Battering Ram

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this piece are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Hill Rag or Capital...

Rationale For Art

Our kids hate us— that we can and they can’t, That we know and they don’t, that we’ve done and they haven’t— Just like we hated our parents and...

Back to School: Time for All of Us to Get to...

For students and families across the District, Back to School is an exciting time. For some families it means starting school for the first...

Let’s Build on DC’s Progress in 2019

As we collectively utter, “I can’t believe this year is almost over,” it’s worth looking back at all that happened and start to think...

Hill East Parking Enforcement: Not a Priority for the City

Thank you to the Hill Rag and Hill Rag reporter Elizabeth O’Gorek for writing about the lack of parking enforcement in Hill East. Parking...

The Anonymous Poet

The anonymous poet prefers anonymity— no distraction(s) from the poems. He asks that you read, just once… And again, only if those words resonate. If the words pique, that’s why poetry. Writing...

Cutting Residential Property Taxes Increases Inequality

At Mayor Bowser’s recent budget engagement forums, residents enthusiastically supported her suggestion of raising property taxes on DC’s most valuable homes to generate revenue...

Living Below the Tower

The month before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAHC) opened its...

Don’t Place Your Faith in Build First for Greenleaf

In just two months, the Washington Post has published a perspective and an op-ed on environmental hazards in Southwest DC due to economic activity....