Julie Zauzmer Weil

Washington, D.C.

Local reporter

Education: Harvard University

Julie Zauzmer Weil covers D.C.'s local government. She has worked at The Post since 2013, including four years covering religion in America.
Latest from Julie Zauzmer Weil

D.C. had a plan to end chronic homelessness. Why isn’t it working yet?

The city council raised taxes to spend millions on housing vouchers. Yet most of the vouchers have gone unused while people still sleep on the streets.

August 12, 2022

Library public safety director submits resignation after officer is shot

Douglass Morency submitted his resignation after the killing of 25-year-old Maurica Manyan.

August 11, 2022

D.C. attorney general starts grant program to aid bused-in migrants

The grant program of up to $150,000 comes as volunteers have pressed the city to do more to help the migrants.

August 11, 2022

Aid for arriving migrants strained amid dispute over who should help them

Neither the city nor the federal government has been willing to play a direct role in addressing what immigrant advocates say is a building humanitarian crisis.

August 9, 2022

Feds deny Bowser’s request for National Guard to help with Texas migrants

The D.C. mayor said she would try again with a more narrowly tailored request for National Guard help with certain tasks related to the migrants’ arrival.

August 5, 2022

D.C. Council to let drivers with unpaid tickets stay on the road

Some council members argued those with red light or speeding tickets should not be able to renew their licenses without paying the fines, but others disagreed.

July 12, 2022

D.C. will offer free career coaching for residents

The program can provide career counseling for about 5,000 residents per year and will focus mostly on those who have not graduated from college.

July 7, 2022

How did cars on D.C. 295 stick to asphalt? The city investigates.

About 20 cars were damaged when workers failed to protect cars from a sticky asphalt material.

July 1, 2022

Two teens fatally shot during violent weekend in D.C.

Homicides have reached 104 in the District this year, a 21 percent increase over this time in 2021.

June 27, 2022

Late flood of D.C. drop box ballots causes headache for elections board

The D.C. Board of Elections on Friday afternoon was still tabulating more than 13,000 ballots placed in drop boxes during Tuesday’s primary election.

June 24, 2022