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Muriel Bowser Ward 4

John A. Wilson Building

1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004

Phone: (202) 727-2643

Chief of Staff:
John Falcicchio

City Administrator:
Rashad Young

Director of the Mayor's Office of Legal Counsel:
Ron Ross

Senior Advisor:
Beverly Perry
Director of Mayor's Office of Community Affairs:
Charon Hines

Director of Mayor's Office of Community Relations and Services:
Tommie Jones
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March 22, 2018 | Vol. 4, Issue 12

Letter from the Mayor

Dear Washingtonians,

This Saturday, I will proudly join thousands of Americans from across the country at the March For Our Lives rally. We - hundreds of thousands of Americans who support common-sense gun regulations - will make our voices heard and our demands known.

Locally, we already have some of the strongest gun laws in the country. And while we continue working hard to keep it that way, we also know that our local laws are not enough. Firearms do not follow state laws - guns travel across state lines and so does the trauma caused by gun violence. 

The time for action is now, and we stand with all the young people who are leading this national movement in saying: never again. For our community and communities across the nation, let's show up on Saturday and then every day after that.

Washingtonians interested in volunteering on Saturday should RSVP for tonight's orientation HERE.


Muriel Bowser

In This Week's Newsletter:

A Fair Shot: Mayor Bowser's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal

Fair Shot Budget

On Wednesday, March 21, Mayor Bowser presented “A Fair Shot,” the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget and Financial Plan, to the Council of the District of Columbia as part of the District’s annual budget process. The $14.5 billion budget proposal includes investments in infrastructure, education, affordable housing, health and human services, economic opportunity, seniors, and public safety.

Read the highlights HERE, and find the entire budget proposal HERE.

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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month


On Tuesday, March 20, Mayor Bowser joined disability services leaders and advocates in celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month with a ceremonial signing of the Disability Services Reform Amendment Act of 2018. The legislation brings Washington, DC in line with national best practices on community residential-based services for people with disabilities. 

Learn more HERE.

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ICYMI: 2018 State of the District

State of the District 2018

Last week, Mayor Bowser delivered her fourth State of the District address. Read the full text of the Mayor's speech HERE or view video of the entire event HERE

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A District Minute

district minute video

This week’s District Minute features stories about Vision Zero, the Mayor's 2018 State of the District address, and the District's preparations for Saturday's March For Our Lives rally. 

Pathways to the Middle Class: Department of Behavioral Health, Nurse Educator

Job Search

The mission of the Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) is to develop, manage, and oversee a public behavioral health system for District residents that is consumer-driven, community-based, culturally competent, and supports prevention, resiliency, and recovery.

DBH has an opening for a Nurse Educator. This position is responsible for providing competency based, clinical supervision to nursing staff at Saint Elizabeths Hospital. All details regarding this vacancy, including qualifications, can be found by visiting the job announcement.

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