Councilmember McDuffie, Community leaders and Business Leaders Call on Mayor Bowser to Release Reopening Roadmap

Councilmember McDuffie, Community leaders and Business Leaders Call on Mayor Bowser to Release Reopening Roadmap

Press Release
Calls for a reopening plan and hotel relief grants come as regional partners and cities across the country unveil plans for how workers, businesses, and faith institutions will move forward For Release: Monday May 10, 2021 Contact: Malcom Fox, 202-227-1701, mfox@dccouncil.us Washington, DC – Today, Ward 5 Councilmember and Chair of the Committee on Business and Economic Development Kenyan McDuffie joined community stakeholders representing workers, local businesses, and institutions of faith in the District to call on Mayor Bower to release a formal reopening roadmap for Washington, D.C. “Low-wage workers, particularly those in the hospitality and service industries, have seen their livelihoods evaporate,” said Councilmember McDuffie. “Businesses cannot begin to rehire and reopen without a proper roadmap like what neighboring jurisdictions have released. Our reopening plan must prioritize safety, but…
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