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Monumental News Inside

It’s true: Beyoncé dropped a new album, COWBOY CARTER, that has everybody talking. But I’ve got lots of news to share about keeping the Caps and Wizards in the city, addressing absenteeism and truancy at DC schools, and taking the reins on budget oversight next week. 

“We Read the Future by the Past”

Dear Ward 5 neighbors, Earlier today, I joined Ivy City residents for the unveiling of Alexander Crummell Way in front of the old Crummell School. It was a beautiful moment: a symbol of neighbors’ steadfast commitment to preserving the neighborhood’s history and ensuring the Crummell campus meets the needs of the community. We were honored to be joined…

Legislative March Madness

There is so much to catch you up on from this week. The Council had a robust legislative meeting, I managed a number of community events, and recent developments in Virginia make Monumental Sports’ attempt to leave DC appear unlikely for now. While this newsletter is lengthy, I want to make sure you don’t miss…

Ward 5 Weekly: Budget Letter to the Mayor

Dear Ward 5 neighbors, Earlier this week, I transmitted my letter with Ward 5 budget requests to Mayor Bowser. I invite you to read the full letter here. The priorities included reflect input from Ward 5 neighbors through my office’s Ward 5 Budget Priorities Survey, the Ward 5 Budget Forum, and engagement with ANCs, civic…