Friends and neighbors, November has been a busy month! Here are a few things the Commissioner has been up to over the past few weeks: Touring Local Businesses: I was pleased to have to have toured Alternative Solutions Marijuana Cultivation Center last week alongside Woodridge South Civic Assn. President Carlos Davis and fellow Commissioner Treadway. The secure facility is just one … Continue reading November Commissioner Newsletter
Friends and neighbors, October has been a busy month! While the leaves are falling, temperature has been dropping, and school kicking into high gear, here are some of the things I've been working on: (Still) Pushing my progressive Commissioner Agenda through the DC Council: Over the past few months I've been meeting with members of the … Continue reading October Commissioner Newsletter
Friends and neighbors, With our Commission back in session, school back in session, and the Pope's visit to DC, September has been a busy month – and it's not even over yet! Here are some of the things I've been working on: Pushing my progressive Commissioner Agenda through the DC Council: Over the past few months … Continue reading Fall in 5C02 | September Newsletter
Friends and neighbors, I hope you're enjoying the last few weeks of summer, and for teachers and parents, looking forward to the start of a great school year. While the Commission is officially in recess, it has been a busy month around 5C02. Here are some of the things I've been working on: Fighting proposed elimination of … Continue reading Summer Fun in 5C02 | August Newsletter
Creating a Better Environment Together Last week I met with Tommy Wells, not just a good friend and mentor, but the head of the District Department of the Environment. Our conversation covered a range of issues, from still water around CSX-owned tracks, to Ward 5's spray booth problems, and to our underutilized green spaces. Tommy and … Continue reading Creating a Better Environment Together | July Newsletter
When I tell people that I'm running for office, I often get asked what position I'm running for. When I say an ANC Commissioner, they often ask "what's an ANC Commissioner?" or "What exactly is an ANC?" Well, the answer to those questions lies below. What's an ANC? Washington, D.C. is divided into eight Wards. … Continue reading What’s an ANC?