Metro: Historic Moment, Unmet Needs

May 2, 2018

“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 quote was delivered in November […]

The Downside of the Estate Tax

April 18, 2018

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 during this season every taxpaying resident […]

Infrastructure: A Priority in Mayor’s Budget

April 4, 2018

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 Shot” to residents across all eight […]

Investing in the Arts, Humanities

March 21, 2018

Since my first term serving Ward 2 on the Council, Washington has transformed from a city with few good restaurants and limited entertainment options to a destination with world-class art […]

Potholes and Cherry Blossoms

March 7, 2018

Warm weather is starting to come back to the District and the surrounding region, which is great news for everyone. Even better news in many ways is that “Potholepalooza” is […]

DCTAG Makes a Big Difference

February 21, 2018

The president recently unveiled his federal budget priorities for 2019 and one item was the gutting of the popular DC Tuition Assistance Grant program (DCTAG). This $40-million program is essential […]

Thinking Spring, Thanks to Potomac Phil

February 7, 2018

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 hot chocolate, coffee and groundhog-shaped cookies. […]

Evans Optimistic on Metro Funding

February 5, 2018

“We’ve never had a better opportunity, been so close to the solution,” Evans said happily at the annual Winter Glogg party of the Burleith Citizens Association.

Derailment Underscores Case for Funding

January 24, 2018

Last week, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Metro experienced another derailment, this time on the Red Line at the Farragut North station. More than 60 passengers were on board […]

Getting a Handle on Dockless Bikes

January 10, 2018

Last year, five dockless bike-share companies, each with its own colorful fleet of bikes, rolled out their products onto the streets of Washington, D.C. Since last September, the District Department […]