Fifty-one Reasons to Re-elect Muriel Bowser

  1. Invested over $1B in affordable housing, more than ever before
  2. Closed DC General and drove down family homelessness by 78%
  3. Invested $11.7M to help families experiencing homelessness get rent subsidies
  4. Led the U.S. in distributing $352M in federal rent relief to help 60K families
  5. Decreased veteran homelessness by 47% and expanded shelters for LGBTQ+ residents
  6. Provided assistance to nearly 2K first-time DC home buyers
  7. Reduced senior property taxes and delivered more than 4,600 senior home renovations
  8. Established the “Kids Ride Free” transit subsidy
  9. Kept the promise to improve our middle schools and built Banneker Academic High School
  10. Reached agreement with the teachers union to reopen schools
  11. Invested $75M into child care and Pre-K, created more than 1K new child care seats
  12. Created the Child Care Tax Credit to save families up to $1K per child per year
  13. Built or significantly renovated 37 schools
  14. Gave students up to $8K in scholarships through the DC Futures Program
  15. Provided digital devices for every student in need and connected 6K families to the internet
  16. Safely reopened schools for 90K kids
  17. Broke ground on the new hospital at St Elizabeths in Ward 8
  18. Launched a pilot program to provide income to new and expecting mothers
  19. Administered over 1.54M COVID vaccines
  20. Administered 780K COVID tests; distributed at-home kits at 36 firehouses and libraries
  21. Delivered 3M+ meals to seniors and 1.2M+ school meals during the pandemic
  22. Championed the fight to increase the minimum wage to $15.70
  23. Decreased unemployment in all eight wards
  24. Opened the DC Infrastructure Academy for in-demand jobs in infrastructure
  25. Achieved AAA bond rating, a first for DC
  26. Invested $100M to help hospitality, entertainment, and retail during the pandemic
  27. Invested millions in women and POC-led companies to start businesses
  28. Provided millions to small business for wages, benefits, rent and other costs
  29. Provided $40M in rent relief for businesses unable to pay rent due to the pandemic
  30. Stood up to Donald Trump when he twice tried to take over DC
  31. Protected DC residents during the January 6 Capitol insurrection
  32. Painted “Black Lives Matter” across 16th Street to send a bold message
  33. Launched grants to protect immigrants and help them apply for services and citizenship
  34. Established an office to evaluate programs and decisions through a racial equity lens
  35. Creating a Black Homeownership Strike Force to increase homeownership
  36. Created the Aspire to Entrepreneurship program, which provides grants to returning citizens to start a business
  37. Installed nearly 24K cameras through the Private Security Camera Rebate Program
  38. Hiring more MPD officers, with a focus on more women and DC residents; launched DC African American history training program for police
  39. Implemented a police body camera program to increase accountability
  40. Opened 10 family success and trauma centers across Wards 7 and 8
  41. Added ambulances and a nurse triage line to increase EMS response times
  42. Added 100+ miles of new bike paths, new bus lanes and repaired over 1K alleys via AlleyPalooza
  43. Opened the new Frederick Douglass Bridge
  44. Brought more grocery stores and restaurants East of the River
  45. Launched 202 Creates, a celebration of our artists and the creative economy
  46. Committed DC to the Paris Climate Accord and C40 Cities
  47. Installed one of the largest municipal on-site solar projects in the U.S.
  48. Allocated more than $71M to tackle climate change
  49. Launched Solar Works DC to train residents to install solar panels
  50. Electrifying the DC Circulator fleet
  51. Charted a new course and won more support for DC Statehood than ever before