D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) is a very busy woman. She is tasked with overseeing the District’s executive branch, which, in addition to her own office, includes all public schools, the attorney general, the chief financial officer, the inspector general and the city administrator (including each of its 44 sub-offices). Her office positions her as the de facto point person for all the District’s ailments, of which there are many: high homicide rates, a declining public transit system, failing schools, and chronic traffic congestion, to name a few.

Fortunately, despite a smorgasbord of potential distractions, District residents have nothing to fear; Bowser remains laser-focused on the issues most important to her constituents: backyard chickens.

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