Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
If you’ve ever renovated a property or applied for a business permit in the District, you’ve dealt with the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The agency has long been plagued with complaints about slow processing times, and recent reports have criticized the agency’s oversight of District properties. But the agency can also point to progress, including a new online “one stop portal” for businesses. We speak with the Director about the challenge of overseeing the central regulatory agency in a booming city.
- Melinda Bolling Director, D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) @DCRA
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