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Mary Cheh · [email protected]
October 23, 2020 at 11:40 PM

Coronavirus Update: Contact Tracing App, New Climate Bill, & Voter Resources

October 23, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Contact Tracing App, New Climate Bill, & Voter Resources Dear Neighbors, This week the District gained a new and valuable tool the effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus: a COVID-19 exposure notification app for iPhone or An…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
October 8, 2020 at 5:19 PM

Coronavirus Update: Schools, Ballot Boxes, & Eviction Protection

October 8, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Schools, Ballot Boxes, & Eviction Protection Dear Neighbors, This week the Mayor, Chancellor, and DC Health announced that elementary school students (prekindergarten - 5th grade) will transition to one of three learning models for…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
September 28, 2020 at 5:05 PM

Coronavirus Update: Let's Focus on Food

September 28, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Let's Focus on Food Dear Neighbors, The Council of Governments, or COG, is a nonprofit organization that brings together elected officials and subject matter experts across the Washington Metropolitan Area in the effort to share ide…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
September 18, 2020 at 9:50 PM

Coronavirus Update: Pandemic Planning & Looking Ahead

September 18, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Pandemic Planning & Looking Ahead Dear Neighbors, The Council is poised to consider a number of police-related reform bills this fall, and much of that work will build upon what has already begun through emergency legislation a…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
August 21, 2020 at 6:56 PM

Coronavirus Update: School Readiness, Voting, and the March on Washington

August 21, 2020 Coronavirus Update: School Readiness, Voting, and the March on Washington Dear Neighbors, This week, I met (virtually) with each of the principals from our Ward 3 schools. Even though I couldn't physically tour the buildings as I have in years past, it …
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
August 13, 2020 at 5:09 PM

Coronavirus Update: New Slow Streets, COVID-19 Transmission, & DC Statehood

August 13, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Slow Streets, Transmission, & Statehood Dear Neighbors, State health departments are using contact tracing data to determine the primary source of coronavirus infection and spread. In the District of Columbia, the Department of He…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
August 7, 2020 at 4:42 PM

Coronavirus Update: Persistent Issues, DCFACES, & Rock Creek

August 7, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Persistent Issues, DCFACES, & Rock Creek Dear Neighbors, On August 1st, the Council entered into the summer recess period. This is a time where committees conduct much of the research and legislative drafting for new bills to be int…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
August 1, 2020 at 12:25 AM

Short Update on School Reopening

July 31, 2020 Short Update on School Reopening Dear Neighbors, Public schools will be all-virtual for the first term of the fall 2020-2021 school year. The first term runs from Monday, August 31st through Friday, November 6th, at which point the Mayor, DC Health, and DC …
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
July 30, 2020 at 12:55 AM

Coronavirus Update: New Middle School, the Fall Election, & COVID News

July 29, 2020 Coronavirus Update: New Middle School, the Fall Election, & COVID-19 News Dear Neighbors, This is a busy and important week in the District. Yesterday, the Council held its final vote on the Budget Support Act. And now members, myself included, are hold…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
July 23, 2020 at 12:55 AM

Coronavirus Update: Mask Mandate, 2nd Budget Vote, & Vision Zero

July 22, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Mask Mandate, Budget Vote, & Vision Zero Dear Neighbors, Yesterday's legislative meeting was remarkable. The Council was able to advance important legislation, including the much-anticipated Vision Zero bill (details below), but our …
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
July 16, 2020 at 7:01 PM

Coronavirus Update: Fall School Instruction

July 16, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Fall School Instruction Dear Neighbors, One of the most common questions that I'm asked is what fall instruction will look like for DC Public School (DCPS) students during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. And, following an announcement…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
July 8, 2020 at 8:58 PM

Ward 3 Update: 1st Budget Vote & Coronavirus Resources

July 8, 2020 Ward 3 Update: 1st Budget Vote & Coronavirus Resources Dear Neighbors, Yesterday the Council held the first of two votes on the District's Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget. As mentioned previously, this has been a particularly challenging budget year as th…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
July 4, 2020 at 3:27 PM

Celebrate the 4th of July with the Virtual Palisades Parade!

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Mary Cheh · [email protected]
July 1, 2020 at 7:05 PM

Coronavirus Update: the Budget, 4th of July, & Summer Bridge

July 1, 2020 Coronavirus Update: the Budget, 4th of July, & Summer Bridge Dear Neighbors, On Monday the full Council engaged in a virtual budget work session to discuss our individual committee budgets, concerns, and ideas for further improvements to the District's F…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
June 26, 2020 at 7:35 PM

Ward 3 Update: Committee Budgets Advance

June 26, 2020 Ward 3 Update: Committee Budgets Advance Dear Neighbors, Committee markups concluded this week, and the Council's budget work session will be held on Monday, June 29th. For those who unfamiliar with the District's budgetary process, it begins when the Mayor…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
June 24, 2020 at 2:53 AM

Coronavirus Update: 10,000+ Cases & Phase II

June 23, 2020 Coronavirus Update: 10,000+ COVID-19 Cases & Phase II Dear Neighbors, Just as the District entered Phase II, we hit and then surpassed 10,000 positive coronavirus cases in our community. To date, 537 residents have died from this virus. Around the count…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
June 18, 2020 at 10:39 PM

Coronavirus Update: Phase II Guidelines, Vigil, & Elections

June 18, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Phase II Guidelines, Vigil, & Elections Dear Neighbors, Tomorrow is Juneteenth, and while there are civil rights demonstrations and protest events scheduled across the District, I wanted to highlight an upcoming event in Ward 3. The …
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
June 16, 2020 at 1:13 AM

Coronavirus Update: Phase II, Licensing, & Summer Meals

June 15, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Phase II, Licensing, & Summer Meals Dear Neighbors, At the start of the month, it was reported that the District could enter Phase II of the reopening plan as early as this Friday, June 19th. And today Mayor Bowser confirmed that lat…
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
June 12, 2020 at 12:28 AM

Coronavirus Update: Emergency Legislation, Heat Resources, & Contact Tracing

June 11, 2020 Coronavirus Update: Emergency Legislation, Heat Resources, & Contact Tracing Dear Neighbors, On Monday I provided a summary of the major provisions of emergency legislation before the Council on policing reforms. Since then, the legislation has passed, …
Mary Cheh · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 10:19 PM

Ward 3 Update: Policing Reform & Coronavirus Resources

June 8, 2020 Ward 3 Update: Policing Reform & Coronavirus Resources Dear Neighbors, Tomorrow, the Council will consider emergency legislation to make immediate changes to policing practices in the District. The most expansive of the bills before the Council is the Co…