Jeff Marootian will replace the current director, Leif Dormsjo, who announced his resignation last week.
D.C. officials said this week that there were 74 percent fewer HIV cases reported last year compared to 2007 as the number of diagnosis dropped from 1,337 to 347.
In place of “M” or “F” – male or female – applicants can now choose the letter “X,” a gender-neutral identifier, on District-issued licenses. D.C. is the first jurisdiction in the country to offer the non-binary option.
The new system, launched Wednesday, is designed to allow people who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability to report emergencies to authorities.
About 200 people gathered in Dupont Circle Monday night to remember the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting one year after the attack.
University President Steven Knapp joined more than 150 university presidents in signing a pledge to follow the Paris climate agreement despite President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the pact.
This amendment is a part of the the District’s push for sexual assault reform in the city that began in 2013.
Bowser’s proposed budget for next fiscal year dedicates $11.7 million to seven different staffing programs in the Metropolitan Police Department.
Officials want to increase the population of in-town officers in the MPD by providing funding for housing within the city.
Bowser spoke to a crowd of hundreds of people for her third State of the District Address where she laid out her goals for the year.