Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Passes! Major Wins For You

Hello neighbor, I’m excited to share with you that yesterday the Council passed the $14.5 billion fiscal year 2019 budget. I t is no secret that I’ve been very active fighting for affordable housing, education, workforce preparation, and returning citizens. While the budget funds many new and existing programs, I want to highlight a few that I…

October 2017 Newsletter

Several weeks ago, I visited the DC Jail to meet with and talk to the men who were preparing for release about available city resources and to get feedback on their needs as they begin the process of coming back home. I didn’t go alone—I went with my brother, Michael, a former inmate who once…

September 2017 Newsletter

It’s hard to believe that I have been in office for a full year. September 16, 2016, seems like just a few weeks ago. That morning my wife, daughter, and some of my family and close friends gathered in the Council chamber of the John A. Wilson Building for a quick swearing in as I assumed the…