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Councilmember Charles Allen Comments On 2018 MLB All-Star Game

Opening_Day.jpgWASHINGTON, DC – This morning Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the Washington Nationals have been awarded the 2018 All-Star Game:

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Councilmember Charles Allen Comments On APTA Letter

WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen issued the following statement regarding the findings of the APTA peer review panel of the H Street / Benning Road Streetcar system:

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Councilmember Charles Allen Attends Signing of Hill East Land Disposition Agreement

This afternoon Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen attended the signing of the city’s Land Disposition Agreement for the transfer of two parcels to Donatelli Development and Blue Skye to begin the redevelopment of Reservation 13.

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Anne Phelps To Receive GLAA 2015 Distinguished Service Award

Anne Phelps, Legislative Director for DC Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6), will be awarded a Distiniguished Service Award by the Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, DC. GLAA presents awards to local individuals and organizations that have served the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in the national capital area.

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"Books From Birth" In The News

You can read a legislative summary of the bill here, or visit the following links to read news reports about the Books From Birth initiative:

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Councilmember Charles Allen Introduces “Books From Birth” Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – At this morning’s DC Council Committee of the Whole meeting, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen introduced his “Books From Birth” bill to create a new early literacy initiative in partnership with DC Public Libraries.  The bill was co-introduced unanimously by Allen’s ten Council colleagues.

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Councilmember Charles Allen To Introduce Innovative Early Childhood Literacy Bill

Speaking this morning at the Southwest Neighborhood Library, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen announced he will introduce a bill on Tuesday to create a new early literacy initiative in partnership with DC Public Libraries.

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Councilmember Charles Allen To Introduce Innovative Early Childhood Literacy Bill

Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen will hold a press conference to announce the upcoming introduction of his bill to create a new early literacy initiative in partnership with DC Public Libraries.

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Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen Introduces Bills To Support Small Businesses, Reform Surrogacy Laws, and Improve Rail Safety In The District

Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen today introduced the Small Business Incubator Act of 2015 and the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act of 2015, and co-introduced the State Safety and Security Oversight Agency Establishment Act of 2015 at the opening legislative meeting of Council Period 21.

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Charles Allen Sworn In As Ward 6 Councilmember

On January 2, 2015, Charles Allen was sworn in as Councilmember for Ward 6. Here is the full text of his Inaugural speech and address:

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