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Capital Pride Marches On

The Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 9, was the official start of Pride Month, also known as June. There are few events in...

Dedicated Funding for the Arts

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...

Moving Forward on Public Education

The fiscal year 2019 budget season is coming to an end. For the past three months, the District Council has held hearings and discussed...

Metro: Historic Moment, Unmet Needs

“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...

The Downside of the Estate Tax

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...

Infrastructure: A Priority in Mayor’s Budget

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...

Investing in the Arts, Humanities

Since my first term serving Ward 2 on the Council, Washington has transformed from a city with few good restaurants and limited entertainment options...

Potholes and Cherry Blossoms

Warm weather is starting to come back to the District and the surrounding region, which is great news for everyone. Even better news in...

DCTAG Makes a Big Difference

The president recently unveiled his federal budget priorities for 2019 and one item was the gutting of the popular DC Tuition Assistance Grant program...

Thinking Spring, Thanks to Potomac Phil

The seventh annual Groundhog Day in Washington, D.C., was one of the coldest in recent memory, but the festive event went on, complete with...