Author Archive for Ashley Dejean

You Don’t Put Your Weed In There

The D.C. Council passed emergency legislation today that would restrict marijuana cultivation centers currently seeking approval from the city from operating in areas where officials are hoping new retail will develop.
Ward 7 Councilmember Yvette Alexander initially pushed for it out of concern over the possibility that pot farms might crop up in her ward and [...]

Protesters Pressure Jack Evans?

There were some unexpected guests waiting outside the Destination D.C. headquarters on I Street NW this morning as Ward 2 D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans met with the D.C. Business Coalition. More than 50 people organized by the Washington Interfaith Network gathered outside the meeting to push Evans to help put $44 million in city funds [...]