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Councilmember Allen introduces bills to support DC's small and local businesses with rising rent challenges

“Small businesses are part of what makes our communities special. Think of any neighborhood and you immediately think of a favorite local business. They hire locally and keep District dollars local,” said Councilmember Allen. “Small business owners are raising the alarm that the rent is too high and we’ve seen some businesses already forced to close their doors. These are the businesses and people who made DC what it is today.”

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Statement from Councilmember Allen on First Release of Monthly Stop and Frisk Data by Metropolitan Police Department

“On Monday, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) complied with a 2016 Council law by releasing a report on stops made by its officers that details far more information on those stops than has ever been previously collected. 

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Public Hearing on Allen's Vision Zero Bill

A hearing on a number of bills, including Councilmember Allen's Vision Zero Enhancement Omnibus Amendment Act has been scheduled for Thursday, October 24.

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Ward 6 Neighborhood Update 8-28-2019

It can't possibly be the end of August already, right? I hope you've been able to enjoy summer and had a chance to take a little break.

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Photos From Ward 6 Week 2019!

Ward 6 Week 2019 was a blast and we have the photos to prove it.

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Washington Post Op-Ed: No, D.C.'s criminal justice reform efforts don't go too far

Councilmember Charles Allen and DC Attorney General Karl Racine on the Second Look Amendment Act and setting the record straight. Click here to read it.

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Statement from Councilmember Allen on recent gun violence

The following statement is from Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6), who chairs the DC Council’s Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety:

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Ward 6 Week 2019 Schedule

Ward 6 Week returns! As the city slows down over the summer, let's have some fun and celebrate what makes Ward 6 such a great place to call home. 

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Allen re-introduces bill protecting families from lead-based paint in rental homes built before 1978

Ward 6 Councilmember also re-introduces bill to organize city services on our waterways and a bill supporting children of first responders killed on-duty

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Statement from Councilmember Allen on D.C. Superior Court Ruling on Stop and Frisk Data

The following statement was issued by Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6), who chairs the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety:

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