The Georgetowner Endorses …
Here they are: The Georgetowner Editorial Board’s endorsements for President of the United States, District Council members and advisory neighborhood commissioners.
CAG Annual Meeting: Remote, But ‘Better Together’
Normally held in May, the annual meeting of the Citizens Association of Georgetown, at which new officers are introduced and plans for the new year shared, instead took place virtually on Sept. 22.
Virtual Meetings from Dumbarton House: CAG Tomorrow, Colonial Dames Wednesday
The Citizens Association of Georgetown will hold its first virtual annual meeting on Sept. 22. Also coming to you from Dumbarton House: a Colonial Dames of America event on Sept. 23.
GOP Candidate for Ward 2 Council Seat Drops Out
On Sept. 10, Katherine Venice, a self-identified “reformer of capitalism” who is virulently anti-Trump, formally removed her name from the Nov. 3 ballot.
ANC 2E Monday: Pinto, 3000 M, Frat House, Foxtrot
On the agenda: a resolution regarding construction of a eight-story mixed-use building at 3000 M St. NW, among other projects.
Brooke Pinto’s ‘Business Perspective’
As the youngest District Council member ever elected and the first woman to represent Ward 2, Democrat Brooke Pinto, 28, is off to a running start.
D.C.’s 2021 Budget: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
A new tax on advertising approved by the District Council will add injury to insult for small local newspapers and other media outlets.
Council Approves Tax Increases, Cuts to Police
Against the mayor’s urging to hold off, the Council voted to raise an extra $63 million by increasing some business and other taxes, including a three-percent tax on all advertising.
Virtual ANC 2E: Pinto, Police, GU Hospital, ‘Streateries’
New Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto will speak at tonight’s meeting. Also on the agenda: a resolution concerning the closure of Georgetown streets for “streateries.”
Ward 2 Council Member-Elect Brooke Pinto to Be Sworn In June 29
The term will last through this year, then Pinto, the youngest Council member and the first Ward 2 rep to succeed Jack Evans in almost 30 years, will likely continue in a new term in 2021.