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Letter from Councilmember Allen to DDOT Regarding ParkDC Issues

Here's the text of a letter sent from Councilmember Charles Allen to DC Department of Transportation Director Lott: 

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8-10-21: DC Government Announces a Vaccine Mandate

Here's some more info on DC government's new vaccine mandate.

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Ward 6 Update: 8-3-21

Welcome to August. Normally the month when DC and Ward 6 tends to quiet down for vacation or a little slower pace, this year feels a little more uncertain.

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Council Puts Forward $11 Million Investment in Additional Police Officers and Expanded Violence Prevention Programs

In response to a request for $11 million for additional funding for police officers from Mayor Bowser, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Councilmember Charles Allen, Chair of the Council’s Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, are proposing a compromise package of investments, with support from a majority of the Council.

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Councilmembers Allen, Nadeau and Lewis George to Propose Budget Amendment to Transform Childcare, End Homelessness for Thousands, and Launch a Monthly Basic Income

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Ward 6 Public Safety Update: 7-18-21

The last 24 hours have been both heartbreaking and alarming for all of us. DC has experienced two shootings that highlight in different ways the traumatic and cruel nature of gun violence. I'm reaching out today to share the latest information I have for both, and to share the bigger picture of what the Council and the Mayor have been working toward on both responding to and working to prevent gun violence. 

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Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety Approves FY22 Budget

Includes Historic Investments in Gun Violence Prevention, Doubles Restorative Justice Programs, and Expansion of Rights for Voters

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Ward 6 Updated June 28

For nearly a year, we've talked about what a recovery should look like as DC emerges from the pandemic. We are now in the critical few weeks when a lot of important decisions are going to get made.

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Miss the Budget Town Hall? Slides and Video here.

If you missed the 7th annual Ward 6 Budget Town Hall, don't worry. We've got you covered!

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Ward 6 Update: June 13, 2021

It's that time of year again - pools are open, humidity is way up, the Nats are slogging through the season. For the first time in well over a year, new COVID-19 cases are regularly in the single digits.

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