Tech Tip: Bookmark the Websites You Frequently Visit

January 13, 2020

Here’s a sneaky trick used by many hackers. They purchase and set up a fraudulent website that is a close misspelling of a legitimate one.

Jack Evans Report: Hyde-Addison Returns to Georgetown

September 13, 2019

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.

Solving Ward 2’s Rat Problem

October 10, 2018

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, calls made to 311 “are soaring” and city officials are using every method available to rid the city of the rodents. However, targeting rats where they live is only one part […]

Council Returns, Dockless Vehicle News

September 12, 2018

The D.C. Council is in the final week of its annual legislative recess, as Council members and staff begin to prepare for the first legislative meeting since July. Be on the lookout for announcements of the public roundtable and hearings of the Committee on Finance and Revenue, which I chair, in my electronic newsletter during […]

A Night at ‘Romeo and Juliet’

August 8, 2018

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 Theatre Company brought an amazing production of “Othello”to the stage, with Faran Tahir (from “Star Trek,” “Iron Man” and “Elysium”) in the starring role. Ward 2 Night is a lively […]

Committing to a Sustainable Future

July 25, 2018

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 Chairman Phil Mendelson. The Council has declared this the Year of the Anacostia River, and D.C. needs to reinforce its commitment to clean waterways and our greater connected ecosystem. Plastic straws […]

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 bond rating the city has ever earned from the top financial​ agencies. After a Committee of the Whole meeting and a Legislative Meeting last week, I boarded […]

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 to truly bring the city together; the Pride Parade is one of those events. For over 30 years, with friends and volunteers, I have marched […]

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 receive dedicated funding for the first time in the District of Columbia’s history. The commission, known as CAH, will receive 0.3 percent of the retail […]

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 in the coming year. Council committees have heard from passionate residents on many issues, and that testimony weighs heavily on our budget considerations. The nearly […]