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Ward 6 Update: June 28, 2024

Read the Ward 6 newsletter.

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Councilmember Allen Hosts Ward 6 Better Bus Town Hall

Councilmember Charles Allen hosted a town hall on WMATA's latest proposal of the Better Bus Network on Thursday, June 20. Residents joined for the presentation and conversation in the Hill Center as the Councilmember walked through each route in the ward.

Watch the entire presentation here, and the slide deck is available below.

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Statement by Councilmember Allen on Public Service Commission Rejecting latest WGL PROJECTpipes Proposal

Today, DC Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6), chair of the Council’s Committee on Transportation and the Environment, released the following statement after last week’s ruling by the Public Service Commission rejecting Washington Gas’s $672 million PIPES 3 proposal. The proposal would have replaced every gas line in the District, passing the costs onto ratepayers, rather than proposing a targeted plan focusing on the utility’s most pressing safety issues. In February, 12 of 13 members of the Council signed on to a letter written by Councilmember Allen urging the PSC to reject the proposal.

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Ward 6 Update: June 14, 2024

Read the June 14, 2024, Ward 6 newsletter.

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Councilmember Allen Hosts Ward 6 FY25 Budget Town Hall

Councilmember Charles Allen hosted his 10th Ward 6 Budget Town Hall on Thursday, June 6. Residents filled a room of the Northeast Library or tuned in online to get a breakdown of the District budget, highlighting Ward 6 wins, and to ask questions and share their budget priorities.

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Ward 6 Update: May 31, 2024

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Statement from Councilmember Allen on Council’s FY25 Investments Advancing Clean Energy Transition for all Residents

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Ward 6 Update 5-18-2024

The last two weeks have felt like a sprint between Council committee hearings and votes on next year's budget.

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Holding Dangerous Drivers Accountable and Leading on Climate

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Committee Vote to Restore Climate Change Investments, Advance 21st Century Transportation Network, and Hold Dangerous Drivers Accountable

Budget restores funding for Healthy Homes law and major climate fund, implements STEER Act for street safety, restores cuts to Anacostia River improvement fund, and lays groundwork for further action at full Council to unwind short-sighted budget gimmick threatening to compromise District’s solar marketplace 

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