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Bowser and Catania make their final pushes on Election Day

The polls are open, and the large number of early voters has D.C. crossing its fingers for high Election Day turnout. Democratic candidate Muriel Bowser and Independent David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94) have each gone on their respective final missions in the… Read More

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Poll puts Bowser with commanding lead over Catania

A recent poll conducted by Economic Growth D.C. puts Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser in the lead for the Nov. 4 election. Bowser received 45 percent of the votes from the poll’s 800 likely voters, whereas opponents David Catania and Carol Schwartz received… Read More

Candidates clash at first D.C. mayoral debate

Last Thursday night, the District’s top three mayoral candidates met at American University for the first of three debates. According to a recent poll, Councilmember Muriel Bowser has 43 percent support among likely voters, while Councilmember David Catania… Read More

David Catania on how minorities, people of faith moved same-sex marriage forward

When D.C. Councilmember and alum David Catania (I-At Large, SFS ’90, LAW ’94) gave a speech at Georgetown in March of last year, he talked about same-sex marriage as an “undying civil rights” issue that he hoped to… Read More

Gay couple to wed today in Georgetown’s Ben & Jerry’s

Same-sex couples have been exchanging vows all over the District since D.C. first began to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples on Tuesday—in gardens, in courthouses, in the office of the Human Rights Campaign, and even… Read More

On the Record: City Councilmember David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94)

On Wednesday, D.C. Councilmember and Georgetown alum David Catania (I-At Large)(SFS ‘90, LAW ‘94) spoke to a Voice reporter about his run for re-election, his recent work on same-sex marriage and medical marijuana legalization, and his time at… Read More

D.C. Councilmember and alum David Catania probably running for fourth term

D.C. Councilmember and Georgetown alum David Catania (I-At Large)(SFS ’90, LAW ’94) made headlines in 2009.

D.C. City Council asks Church to adopt GU medical coverage policy

At right, David Catania As things stand, the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. says it will have no choice but to abandon its contracts with the City if the December 1 vote on the D.C. City Council’s proposed same-sex… Read More

Councilmember David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94) introducing same-sex marriage bill next week

D.C. Councilmember and Georgetown double alumni David Catania (I-At Large)(SFS ’90, LAW ’94) is planning to introduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the District next Tuesday, according to the Washington Post. The bill, “The Religious Freedom… Read More

DC Council votes 13-0 12-1 to recognize same-sex marriages

13/13 12/13 D.C. Council members support gay marriage! The D.C. Council’s final vote on recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states (first voted on in early April) went remarkably smoothly, passing 13-0… until Ward 8 Councilmember and former… Read More