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The Jack Evans Report

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...

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...

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...

More AA+ Ratings for D.C.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...