Business managers said the return of students won’t fully revitalize business but will still provide a much-needed revenue boost during the pandemic.
The ANC plans to give $12,000 to nonprofits around Foggy Bottom to reach local residents who have struggled financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students have lobbied and phone banked to build momentum for the bill granting D.C. statehood, which was passed by the House for the second time in a year.
The budget will continue regular operations for at least another year following initial plans to make devastating cuts to its operating schedule.
More than 2,000 students received refunds throughout the COVID-19 pandemic for remaining dining cash from last year’s spring semester.
Locals said they’ve been unable to secure vaccine appointments because of website crashes, limited availability and online navigation issues.
Jeri Epstein, the ANC’s chair, said the committees will cover infrastructure, economy, neighborhood life and strategic planning.
Local leaders said encampment residents faced a higher risk of “criminalization” and displacement amid extensive security levels around the inauguration.
Violent crimes on campus declined for the third straight year in 2019, according to that year’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.
The $900 billion federal relief package signed into law Sunday is set to help Metro prevent some of the agency’s most severe proposed service cuts.