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2020 Media Coverage

Dec. 15, 2020: Washington Post: D.C. says it needs $45 million from Congress to host inauguration after protests drained funds

Nov. 15, 2020: Associated PressTropical Depression Sally to bring rain, cold front to DC area 

Nov. 15, 2020: Associated Press: President Trump supporters hit Washington, DC streets in protest of election results 

Nov. 14, 2020: Canadian Press: By the tens of thousands, Trump supporters flood downtown D.C. to show solidarity

Nov. 14, 2020: Associate Press: Thousands attend march in DC to support Trump

Nov. 13, 2020: NBC4: DC Officials Monitoring Groups That Plan to Hold MAGA Rallies

Nov. 11, 2020: WTOP: Bowser lauds big wins for women in DC election

Nov. 10, 2020: WTOP: Bowser vows DC safety during election

Nov. 8, 2020: WJLA: D.C. city leaders encouraging businesses to remove plywood boards

Nov. 4, 2020: NBC4: Biden Projected to Win DC, Maryland and Virginia

Nov. 3, 2020: Washington Informer: D.C. Braces for Possible Election-Related Unrest

Nov. 2, 2020: Washington Business Journal: D.C. officials don't want businesses and landlords to panic about Election Day. Many are already preparing for the worst.

Nov. 2, 2020: NBC4: DC Bracing for Possibility of Unrest Around Election as Businesses Board Up

Oct. 21, 2020: ABC7: D.C. police, fire, National Guard gear up for possible civil disturbances at election time

Sept. 17, 2020: WTOP:  Tropical Depression Sally to bring rain, cold front to DC area 

Sept. 17, 2020: WTOP: D.C. health official says residents shouldn't worry about COVID-19 spreading via sewage backup 

Sept. 14, 2020: Washington Times: Tropical Depression Sally to bring rain, cold front to DC area 

Sept. 14, 2020: Washington Times: D.C. health official says residents shouldn't worry about COVID-19 spreading via sewage backup 

Sept. 11, 2020: WTOP: DC leaders say despite flooding, water and sewer system did not fail 

Aug. 25, 2020: WTOP: DC's Phase 2 pandemic reopening a 'much longer haul'  

Aug. 04, 2020: WTOP: Driver killed from felled tree in Md.; tornadoes, flooding reported as Isaias departs DC region 

Aug. 04, 2020: City Paper: District Line Daily: Stay Home 

Aug. 03, 2020: NPR: The Washington Region Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias 

Aug. 03, 2020: DCist: Here Are The District’s Preparation Tips For Tropical Storm Isaias During COVID-19 

Aug. 03, 2020: Fox5:  DC preps for possible impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias 

Aug. 03, 2020: WTOP: Isaias gains hurricane strength as it heads toward Carolinas; DC prepares for its impact 

Aug. 02, 2020: DCist: National Weather Service Says Prepare For Life-Threatening Rainfall, Flooding Monday Night 

Aug. 02, 2020: WTOP:  National Weather Service issues tropical storm watch to DC region ahead of Isaias 

July 28, 2020: WUSA9: VERIFY: Do Nats, members of Congress have to self-quarantine if returning to DC from a 'high-risk' state? 

July 28, 2020: DCist: Despite Self-Quarantine Exemption, Officials Say Maryland Beachgoers Should Exercise Caution 

July 28, 2020: NBC4: What to Know About DC's Order to Self-Quarantine After Travel to Virus Hot Spots

July 24, 2020: Washington Post: Bowser says people coming from coronavirus hot spots must quarantine for 14 days when arriving in D.C. 

July 21, 2020: ABC7: Heat Advisory versus Excessive Heat Warning: what's the difference?

July 20, 2020: Washington Post: On 2020’s hottest day, residents cope with heat and restrictions from a global pandemic 

July 20, 2020: Heat Emergency activated in DC through Wednesday 

July 20, 2020: WUSA9: Heat emergency shuts down COVID-19 testing sites in DC; Cooling centers open 

July 20, 2020: WTOP: Extreme heat due for DC area Saturday, heat index may top 100 

July 20, 2020: WUSA9: LIST: Here's where to find a cooling center in DC to take shelter from the heat 

July 20, 2020: Local Heat Emergency activated in DC through Wednesday 

July 20, 2020: WAMU: Coronavirus Testing At D.C.-Run Sites Closed Monday Due To Extreme Heat Hannah Schuster, Matt Blitz 

July 19, 2020: WJLA: 'If you can stay home, stay inside': D.M.V. residents try to stay cool during heat wave 

July 19, 2020: Washington Post: As heat wave sizzles the D.C. region, part of Billy Goat Trail closes, and cooling centers open 

July 19, 2020: DCist: Heat Index Set To Reach 105 Degrees This Afternoon; High Heat Continues Next Week 

July 18, 2020: Fox5: DC activates heat emergency through Wednesday as temperatures rise 

July 18, 2020: WTOP: Extreme heat due for DC area Saturday, heat index may top 100 

July 07, 2020: Yahoo News: Heat Emergency Plan In Effect Tuesday Due To High Temperatures 

July 3, 2020: WJLA: 

July  3, 2020: WUSA9: Heat emergency declared in DC for Fourth of July weekend as heat index reaches near 100 degrees

July 1, 2020:  DCist, Andrew Giambrone Trump Administration Touts July 4 Fireworks Plans As D.C. Officials Urge People To Stay Home 

July 1, 2020:  The DC Post: Two Drive-In Movie Theaters Coming to Washington DC 

June 30, 2020: Washington Times: Bowser approves Nationals to train, play in D.C. 

June 30, 2020: The Washington Post: Nationals granted D.C. approval to open ballpark for spring training reboot 

June 29, 2020:  DCist: 

June 25, 2020: NBC Sports: So where will they train? Nationals without clearance to use Nationals Park 

June 25, 2020: DCist: If D.C. Says Yes, The Nats Could Restart Spring Training July 1 At Home 

June 11, 2020: DVIDS: Answering the Call in the Battle Against COVID-19 

June 10, 2020: Washington Informer: D.C. Homeland Security Details Emergency Kit Must-Haves 

June 10, 2020: Washington Informer: D.C. Prepared for Hurricane Season, Officials Say 

June 1, 2020: Washington Post: Twitter became a major vehicle for misinformation about unrest in D.C. 

May 11, 2020: WJLA: D.C. announces sudden passing of Operations Chief who served for 13 years 

May 11, 2020: The Georgetowner: DC Opens COVID-19 Hospital at Convention Center 

May 11, 2020: WUSA9: Washington Convention Center transforms into extra COVID-19 hospital

March 4, 2020: FOX5DC: How the nation's capital is preparing for coronavirus

March 4, 2020: theDCPost: DC Has Planning Underway for Worst-Case Scenario Against Corona Virus

March 4, 2020: theDCLine: Press Release: Mayor Boswer Announces Security Grant Funds Available for District Nonprofits and Houses of Worship

March 4, 2020: Fox5: Maryland can now test for coronavirus on its own

March 3, 2020: NBC4: Inside DC's Coronavirus Response Plans

March 3, 2020: WUSA9'We have no confirmed cases in DC. prevention is the priority'

January 11, 2020: Fox5: DC security plan in place amid US, Iran tensions

January 10, 2020: StateScoop: Iran airstrike hasn't elevated network activity in D.C., officials say

January 9, 2020: WUSA9: DC mayor: 'We are aware of no specific threats to our city'

January 9, 2020: Washington Times: Washington, D.C., beefing up security measures amid rising tensions with Iran

January 4, 2020: The Hill: DC Mayor: 'No immediate threats' to city after Soleimani strike

January 7, 2020: The DC Line: Press Release: Mayor Bowser Deploys District Snow Team to Treat Roads Ahead of Rain, Snow Mix

January 3, 2020: NBC Washington: 'No Immediate Threats' to DC After Airstrike Kills Iran General, Mayor Says

January 3, 2020: WAMU: Washington Area Officials Respond To Assassination Of Top Iranian Military Leader, Potential War