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The Jack Evans Report

Jack Evans Report

If you’re a District resident and you’ve noticed more noise from airplanes, you’re not alone. In 2016, there were 36,653 noise complaints made to...

Committing to a Sustainable Future

At the last legislative session, I introduced a ban on non-compostable plastic straws and stirrers in the District with Council member Mary Cheh and...

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...

Jack Evans Report

The Ward 2 Council member comments on cooling centers, the FBI headquarters, waste compactor grants and Distinguished Young Women of America winner Skye Bork.

A Night at ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Summer has arrived in the District and that means Ward 2 Night at the Shakespeare Theatre is right around the corner. Last year, the Shakespeare...

Jack Evans Report

While most of us are enjoying the beginning of a beautiful fall, for Metrorail, in the words of Jon Snow from “Game of Thrones”:...

Solving Ward 2’s Rat Problem

Residents in Ward 2 and the rest of the District are searching for a solution to the city’s ratproblem. According to the Washington Post,...

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...

Jack Evans Report: Hyde-Addison Returns to Georgetown

In this column, Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans shares his vision for parents and their children to have access to neighborhood schools and a smooth transition between elementary, middle and high school.

Dogs, Bikes and Nats

Last week, the District Council wasted no time in addressing a citywide issue that affects dog owners and restaurateurs alike. On Tuesday, Oct. 3,...