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Mushrooms work their magic on DC voters

Early results indicate that DC voters have approved a ballot initiative that would effectively decriminalize certain psychedelic plants and fungi. The measure would still need to survive a review by the DC Council and Congress to go into effect.  (Justin Moyer / Post)  

Virginia approved a new redistricting plan

Virginia voters approved a constituional amendment that would create a bipartisan commission to draw the map for legislative and congressional districts rather than the elected leaders of the General Assembly in an effort to reduce partisan gerrymandering.  (Rachel Weiner / Post)  

DC is asking for comments on short term rentals

The DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs is looking for comment on proposed short term rental rules for websites like Airbnb. The rules would limit property owners to renting out their primary residence, and place a 90-day cap on rentals while the owner is not present unless the owner applies for a waiver.  (Nena Perry-Brown / UrbanTurf)  

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Nicole Cacozza is a native Washingtonian, former ANC Commissioner, and current Adams Morgan resident. She’s a fan of DC sports, open streets, and all weather biking.

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