This subcategory contains sites for and about the government of the District of Columbia. Please submit sites for the United States Government in the appropriate subcategory of Regional/North_America/United_States/Government.
Information and referral service that connects residents with public and private social service agencies. Search or browse its database of service providers.
Neighborhood bodies that advise the District government on issues affecting their local areas. Has a directory of ANCs, including members, meeting schedules and contact information.
Provides information and technical assistance to businesses. Includes news, information on government services and regulations, and market information.
Information on adoption, foster care, and child protective services.
Information on child support.
Describes government programs to improve city cleanliness.
Promotes local artists and arts activities. Includes information on grants and art education.
Established by the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer to promote meaningful participation in technology for every person in the District of Columbia.
DC Lottery news and brief overview of games offered.
Provides drinking water and wastewater treatment for the District of Columbia and wastewater treatment for surrounding Maryland and Virginia suburbs. Includes news, publications, customer information, online account services and job information.
Regulates businesses, issues business and alcoholic beverage licenses, and regulates historic preservation, rental housing and real estate. Site has downloadable forms and tells how to get permits and licenses.
Provides services to employers, employees, and job-seekers, including job training, workers' compensation, and unemployment compensation.
Describes the agency's programs, such as addiction, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, medical insurance, preventive health, and environmental services. Includes a calendar of events, health alerts, news releases, reports, and information on licenses and on birth and death certificates.
Describes home buyer assistance programs and housing-related development incentives.
Describes the agency, its facilities (including St. Elizabeths Hospital), and its services for adults and children.
Provides information on driver's licenses, auto registrations and auto inspections.
Has information on trash collection, recycling, street cleaning and other services.
Information on local environmental issues and government programs.
Promotes energy efficiency through conservation, education, and fuel assistance programs and by regulatory intervention. Includes consumer information, a description of agency programs, a guide to resources in its library, an events calendar, and links to related sites.
Provides information on the public school system, including Board of Education meeting minutes, news, statistical data, and information on curriculum, policies, services, and special education.
Coordinates the response to disasters, emergencies, and severe weather. Includes news and emergency guidelines.
Issues bonds to expand home ownership and rental housing. Has news and background information on local housing development programs.
Composed of 17 local governments in the area, plus legislators representing the region. Site describes programs dealing with transportation, the environment, housing, and other regional issues.
Regulates cable television. Site has information on cable franchise agreements and program schedules of city-operated cable channels.
Investigates and adjudicates complaints of police misconduct. Information on complaint procedures, printable forms, news releases, and reports.
Serves as a liaison between government and community organizations. Directory of civic and neighborhood associations and links to a calendar of community events and meetings.
Describes the requirements for doing business with the city and lists current bid solicitations.
Deals with issues of discrimination, equal opportunity and human rights. Site has information on filing discrimination complaints and on the agency's mediation procedures. Some pages also in Spanish.
Fosters economic growth and the development of local, small and disadvantaged businesses. Site describes the agency's programs and has downloadable business certification forms.
Promotes the city as a site for film and TV production. Includes a guide to production services, permit application form, and filmography.
Describes city government employment policies, job opportunities, pay, benefits, and training. Includes forms and manuals.
Develops plans for city development and neighborhood revitalization. The city's Comprehensive Plan, project reports, news, and historic preservation information and guidelines.
Acquires and manages properties for DC government agencies. Includes agency description, reports and documents.
The legal office for the DC government. Includes news and information on the agency and its programs.
Oversees DC government finances, budget, and taxation. Site has downloadable tax forms and publications, budget and financial reports, a searchable real property tax database, and information on community development incentive programs and other activities of the agency.
Plans and oversees computer and other technology systems for government agencies. Site describes programs and has an archive of news releases.
Includes news, press releases, strategic plan, directory of business resources, and information on programs such as development incentives for housing and small business, development areas, and the DC Enterprise Zone.
Audits the accounts and operations of the DC government. Archive of recent reports.
Investigates government agencies and programs. Site has reports and testimony and tells how to report fraud and waste.
Represents the interests of utility ratepayers. Information on local utilities and consumer complaints.
Issues ceremonial documents and maintains official record collections, among other duties. Site tells how to request ceremonial documents, apply for research access to official records, and apply for a notary public commission.
Responsibilities include administering nutrition programs, such as the school lunch program, and financial aid, such as the DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program for college study. Includes news, reports, legislation, program information, and links to web sites related to local education.
Zoning information, history, maps, application forms, news releases, and a searchable data base of regulations and hearing transcripts.
Information on the office, its services, and the Asian-Pacific Islander community in Washington, DC.
Provides information on city services for the Latino community.
Resolves labor-management disputes between city agencies and labor organizations. Site describes the complaint, dispute resolution, and hearing/mediation process and has text of the board's rules.
Regulates electric, gas and telephone utilities in the city. Site has information for utility customers, case calendar, hearing transcripts, and the text of commission rulings, regulations and other documents.
Site of the DC Commission on National and Community Service, which promotes volunteerism and organizational partnerships for community benefit. Has information about the agency, its programs and volunteer opportunities.
Schedule of upcoming events at RFK Stadium and DC Armory and seating diagrams.
Includes requirements for chauffeur and hack licenses, list of taxicab companies, and municipal regulations relating to taxicabs.
Information for meeting planners, exhibitors, vendors and attendees. Has a calendar of events, visitor information (hotels, restaurants, parking), and background on the convention center.
The official web site of the Government of the District of Columbia. Includes news, web links, and information about the city and about local government services.
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