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Press Release: Low-Wage Families Who Don’t File Taxes May Be Leaving Monthly Cash Payments on the Table

Under the District’s Brand New Monthly Basic Income Program, EITC-eligible Families Need Only File Taxes to Be Enrolled Automatically in Receiving Monthly Cash Payments from the District

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Everything You Need For the Ward 6 Budget Town Hall

The Ward 6 Budget Town Hall is tonight. Here's what you need to participate in-person or remotely. 

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Ward 6 Update 4-6-23

Happy Spring, Ward 6! I hope you've been able to enjoy this transition into (slightly) warmer weather. And, of course, hopefully you were also able to enjoy the cherry blossoms without all the traffic (and maybe even take in a secret Ward 6 spot instead of the Tidal Basin).

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Quick Ward 6 Update - 3-29-23

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Testimony from Councilmember Charles Allen Before the House Oversight and Accountability Committee

The following is oral testimony to be delivered by Councilmember Charles Allen before the Committee on House Oversight and Accountability, which is limited to five minutes. Councilmember Allen's longer, more detailed written testimony is available here.

 

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Councilmember Allen Introduces Legislation Requiring Insurers Cover Annual Prostate Screenings as DC Leads Nation in Disease’s Fatalities

Today, DC Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6) is introducing legislation requiring all insurers in the District to cover one screening for prostate cancer per year free of charge. The District has the highest per capita rate of prostate cancer deaths of any US state and the seventh highest per capita number of new cases.

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Ward 6 Update: 3-12-23

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Statement from Councilmember Allen on Federal Interference in the District of Columbia

The following statement is from Councilmember Charles Allen: 

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Chairman Mendelson and Councilmember Allen statement on February revenue estimates and fare-free bus funding

Today, DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6) released the following statement regarding the February 2023 Revenue estimates and their effect on the Fare-Free Bus Program.

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Ward 6 Update: 2-26-23

We're about a month out from the official start of the District's budget season. As a top item below, I'm sharing my letter to the Mayor with several of my budget recommendations for Ward 6, the entire city, and a few specific to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment that I'm now chairing.

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