More AA+ Ratings for D.C.

July 11, 2018

Great news! Standard & Poor’s and Fitch raised the District of Columbia’s bond rating to AA+. They now join Moody’s, which previously rated the District as AA+. This is the highest […]

Capital Pride Marches On

June 20, 2018

The Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 9, was the official start of Pride Month, also known as June. There are few events in the District that have the ability […]

Dedicated Funding for the Arts

June 6, 2018

Earlier this month, the District Council took the first vote on the fiscal year 2019 budget. I’m proud to announce that the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities will […]

Moving Forward on Public Education

May 16, 2018

The fiscal year 2019 budget season is coming to an end. For the past three months, the District Council has held hearings and discussed how taxpayer money should be spent […]

Metro: Historic Moment, Unmet Needs

May 2, 2018

“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” This quote was delivered in November […]

The Downside of the Estate Tax

April 18, 2018

Every year, when the cherry blossoms bloom, we rejoice for the official end of winter and the beginning of spring. There’s only one day during this season every taxpaying resident […]

Infrastructure: A Priority in Mayor’s Budget

April 4, 2018

Last week, Mayor Muriel Bowser presented her Fiscal Year 2019 budget and financial plan for the District. The mayor shared her priorities, aimed at giving “A Fair Shot” to residents across all eight […]

Investing in the Arts, Humanities

March 21, 2018

Since my first term serving Ward 2 on the Council, Washington has transformed from a city with few good restaurants and limited entertainment options to a destination with world-class art […]

Potholes and Cherry Blossoms

March 7, 2018

Warm weather is starting to come back to the District and the surrounding region, which is great news for everyone. Even better news in many ways is that “Potholepalooza” is […]

DCTAG Makes a Big Difference

February 21, 2018

The president recently unveiled his federal budget priorities for 2019 and one item was the gutting of the popular DC Tuition Assistance Grant program (DCTAG). This $40-million program is essential […]