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Update on State of the Union Security Preparations

In advance of this evening’s State of the Union address by President Biden, I wanted to update Ward 6 residents on ongoing security preparation and restrictions.

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Committee to Hear Testimony on Charles Allen’s Metro For DC Proposal, providing $100 SmarTrip Balance to DC Residents and Major Bus Investments

Today, Wednesday, February 23, the Council's Committee on Transportation and the Environment will hold a public hearing beginning at noon on Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen's Metro For DC Act, which would provide any DC resident with a monthly balance of $100 on a registered SmarTrip card and create a dedicated fund of $10 million to improve bus service with a priority on neighborhoods historically underinvested in and transit-dependent. 

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Ward 6 Update: 2-21-22

As the long weekend winds down, I've got a number of updates I want to share with you. Last week was a busy week at the Council and in local government in general.

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2-1-22: Ward 6 Update

I'm throwing together a quicker Ward 6 update to touch on a few urgent topics around public safety, our COVID-19 response, and some notes for small businesses, fans of Metro (aren't we all?!), and more. I hope you're staying warm and looking forward to a bit of a reprieve this week from the cold and the snow. 

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Testify for Metro For DC on February 23

I'm excited to share we have a public hearing date for my Metro For DC legislation!

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Ward 6 Update: 1-20-22

Omicron and COVID have hit DC hard, and the lagging effects of spiking cases are playing out at every level of our community -- from DPW's ability to collect trash and clear streets, to WMATA running enough buses, to many of our small businesses' ability to operate.

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Job Opening: We're Hiring a Legislative Counsel / Policy Advisor

Join our team and dive into local issues that affect your neighbors every single day. 

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One Year After January 6

"Wait. It looks like there's been a breach. Sorry, I'm going to have to call you back."

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12-31-21: Ward 6 Update

Happy New Year's Eve, neighbors! I hope you've had a healthy and happy holiday season. As we head into 2022, there is so much work ahead and so many challenges to take on, but I hope that you've found a bit of peace and restoration during the last days of 2021 to carry you into the New Year. I'm writing with just a quick few updates for folks related specifically to COVID testing, a few important announcements around schools, and an update on vaccines. I'll be back in your inbox in 2022 with more Ward updates, but let's jump in. 

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Ward 6 Update: 12-20-21

I hope the end of the year and the holiday season offers you and your loved ones an opportunity to rest. A lot of news is coming at us all so fast. No matter how you spend your day, simply going through each day can take a lot from all of us. As much as I wish it weren't true, the pandemic is as serious as it's ever been, we're struggling with a number of challenges. And yet, each day I find more and more reasons to love calling Ward 6 home. There is a LOT of timely information below so let's jump into some updates -- it's been a true sprint to the end of the year, and I've got a lot to catch you up on. But don't miss some great ways to enjoy the holidays in Ward 6 at the bottom.

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