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Ward 5 Day Events

You are invited to celebrate Ward 5 Day with us next Saturday, August 26, at Turkey Thicket Recreation Center from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. We will kick off a series of pop-up events leading up to Ward 5 Day this Sunday. I provide more details and specifics below. But first, I want to…

Budget Wins, Traffic Safety, and Public Safety

On Tuesday, I joined the Fair Budget Coalition on the steps of the Wilson building to share the reminder that housing, food, and safety are not luxuries—they’re essential.

Earth Day, Ward 5 Updates, and More…

This week, my Council colleagues and I compiled budget requests for the upcoming committee budget reports. Each committee will hold a mark-up hearing next week. Then, on May 16th and May 30th, the full Council will vote on the final budget.

100 Days of Impact

This past Wednesday, April 12, we celebrated 100 days in office here in the Wilson building! A few members of my team reflected on what we’ve accomplished in these first 100 days.

April 7 Newsletter

In early March, letters went out to renters in rent-controlled properties saying that they could see rent hikes as high as 8.9% starting May 1—the highest increase in 40 years.

About Ward 5

Bordered roughly by Eastern Avenue and the Anacostia River on the east, Benning Road and Florida Avenue on the south, New Jersey Avenue and Park Place on the west, and Rock Creek Church Road, North Capitol Street, and Riggs Road on the north, Ward 5 is one of the largest in the District of Columbia;…