30 Sep 2016

Local Politics:

Ward 6 Updated from Charles Allen

We are lucky to have a friend as well as a Councilmember in Charles Allen. He and his team periodically send a Ward 6 update. We are sharing the latest one, in case you missed it.  A couple of weeks ago I wrapped up my family leave and came back in the office full-time. Jordi and […]

12 Dec 2014

Things We Take For Granted:

Ward 6 Council Staff

Since 2007, Tommy Wells has represented Ward 6 on the DC Council. During that time, he has helped foster transformative development across the ward, worked with the community to improve schools, increased transportation options throughout the city and gotten rid of plastic bags, to name just a few of his accomplishments. He has served ethically, […]

09 Jun 2014

Hill Businesses Speak Out Against Proposed Yoga Tax

In a vote last week to approve the fiscal year 2015 budget, the D.C. Council approved several recommendations from the Tax Revision Committee, including a so-called “yoga tax“ which would enact a 5.75 percent sales tax on all health club services. In response, Scott Magnuson, president of CHAMPS, asked Capitol Hill businesses to unite together to ask […]

23 Apr 2013

Go Vote!

Why are we talking about voting when it’s April, not November? Because there is a special election going on and your vote counts. Today the polls are open for a special election to fill an At-Large City Council seat vacated by Phil Mendelson when he became the new Council Chair in the November election. Also on […]

26 Apr 2011

Special Election is Today

This PSA is a friendly reminder from your local bloggers to remember to go and vote in today’s special election for the At-Large seat on the City Council. The seat was opened when the former At-Large Council member Kwame Brown took over as Council Chair. There are plenty of candidates in the this race but The Hill […]

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