New legislation strives to overcome issues like empty dispensers for students and provide free period products in school bathrooms. On Jan. 24, Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Expanding Student Access to Period Products Emergency Act of 2022, which took effect immediately. As emergency legislation, it will last for 90 days while the corresponding permanent legislation — which the mayor also signed Jan. 24 — undergoes a required congressional review period. According to the DC Council, it’s expected to be codified March 19. …Continue Reading