D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At Large) issued the following statement regarding WMATA Board Chair and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans: “I have just read the memorandum from Schulte Roth & Zabel regarding WMATA’s investigation into the conduct of Jack Evans, WMATA Board Chair and my Ward 2 colleague on the......(Read More)
Earlier today, the D.C. Council took the second and final vote on authorizing language for next year’s District budget, which includes provisions regarding a $46 million tax abatement for the Line Hotel in Adams Morgan. The Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) budget will redirect a little more than $1 million from......(Read More)
Dear Resident, I promise, this is the second-to-last FY 2020 budget update! We are almost done (I hope)! Last week, my colleagues and I took the second and final vote on the Local Budget Act, which appropriates money for next year. A second and final vote on the Budget Support Act,......(Read More)
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