Let me start off this note by saying thank you. I know many, many Ward 6 residents are diligently following physical distancing guidelines and doing their part to stop the spread and flatten the curve. I know it's hard. We’re coming into the critical few weeks where our cases are going to be spiking. If physical or social distancing was super important last week, these next few weeks are critical! Stay inside as much as you can. Prevent. the. spread.
DC Board of Elections Launches Major Mail-in Ballot Effort for June 2 & 16 Primary & Special Elections
Today, the District of Columbia Board of Elections announced a significant effort to encourage District voters to use a mail-in ballot for the upcoming June 2 Primary Election and June 16 Ward 2 Special Election.
Breaking News: District closes all non-essential businesses beginning tonight at 10 pm! Beginning tonight at 10 pm, the District will close all businesses deemed "non-essential."
The scope of this public health crisis is deep and wide.
The DC Council approved a wide-ranging emergency bill today that makes significant changes to expand eligibility for unemployment insurance, extend grants to small businesses, and greater temporary powers to the Mayor during this public health emergency.
As promised, I'm reaching back out with the latest information as the District takes steps to mitigate the spread and impact of coronavirus on our community.
As we work to contain, mitigate, and manage the spread of the novel coronavirus, I'm reaching back out with updates.
I wanted to send out a quick neighborhood update with a few pressing updates.
DC Council approves two emergency bills strengthening DC’s gun laws from Councilmember Charles Allen
The DC Council approved two emergency bills introduced by Councilmember Charles Allen focused on strengthening DC’s gun laws and reducing gun violence.
On first vote, DC Council approves Leave to Vote, plus an emergency bill to ensure eligible DC students can take leave to vote in June Primary Election
Today, the DC Council unanimously approved on first reading the Leave to Vote Amendment Act of 2020 (B23-0031) that would guarantee up to two hours of paid leave to vote for District employees and two hours as an excused absence for students. The bill will have a second and final vote at the next legislative meeting.