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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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Ward 6 Update 4-26-2024

Climate & Budget, Public Safety, and Park Upgrades

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Statement from Councilmember Charles Allen Following WMATA’s FY25 Budget Approval

The following statement is from DC Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6), chair of the Council’s Committee on Transportation and the Environment, following today’s vote by the WMATA Board of Directors approving the agency’s $4.8 billion FY25 budget.

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Ward 6 Update: 4-5-2024

Baseball's back, the cherry blossoms have bloomed -- spring is definitely here! Plenty below on some major items: the new deal with Monumental to keep the Wizards and Caps here in DC, public safety, the Mayor's proposed budget is out, and a big environmental bill moves forward.

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DC Council Unanimously Approves Councilmember Allen’s Healthy Homes Bill, Setting Goal to Upgrade 30,000 Homes to Electric

“During the transition to an all-electric, fossil-fuel free future, this is how we do it without leaving anyone behind.”

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Councilmember Allen Statement on the Council and Mayor’s Deal with Monumental Sports & Entertainment to Stay in DC

The following statement is from Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6) on a new deal being reached with Monumental Sports and Entertainment (MSE) to remain in the District:

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To Improve Public Safety and Student Outcomes, Councilmember Allen Introduces Bill to Reduce Chronic Truancy

Today, DC Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6) introduced legislation to keep students in school and lower the District’s alarmingly high rates of chronic absenteeism and truancy by focusing resources on the school communities with the highest rates of absenteeism.

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