Posts Tagged ‘Mary Cheh’

Councilmember Who Got Stuck in Traffic Last Night Wants D.C. to Enforce Shoveling Statutes

Ward 3's Mary Cheh, who chairs the D.C. Council's Committee on Transportation and the Environment, talks snow prep.

At Traffic Safety Hearing, Councilmember and DDOT Director Debate Fines

It seems unlikely that certain proposed regulations will become law.

D.C. Church to Get Replica of Solitary-Confinement Cell This Sunday

Foundry United Methodist Church will host an installation representative of modern criminal-justice practices.

New Legislation Would Limit Use of Solitary Confinement at D.C. Jail

The bill would place limitations on the District's use of solitary confinement generally and as means of discipline.

Support for D.C. Statehood at Record High, But Work Remains

If a Washington Post poll is to be believed, support for D.C. statehood is at a record high: 67 percent of District residents say they want it, up a significant 10 points from just five years ago.
Some of that rise may have to do with the issue getting some national attention in August, when comedian John Oliver [...]

After WAMU Donation, Cheh, Nnamdi, Sherwood Get Inked

"This reminds me of Civil War surgery," the councilmember said.

City Tries to Lowball DCPS Whistleblower Jeffrey Mills

Mills is trying to recover what he claims is his lawful share of a multimillion dollar settlement resulting from his lawsuit against school food vendor Chartwells.

Rally Against Sexual Abuse by Priests Held During Last Leg of Papal Visit

"With all this pope stuff I’m hurting too, because it reminds me of what I once had.”

The John Oliver Effect

Days after John Oliver's D.C.-statehood segment Sunday night, District residents are rallying to keep the issue on people’s minds.

Charles Allen, Tree Hugger

"We want to make sure that if we cut a tree like that down, it's a last resort."

Chartwells Quits, Leaving DCPS to Find New Food Vendor for Fall

Chartwells' withdrawal follows a $19.4 million settlement last month of a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former DCPS food services director.

What Will D.C. Lawmakers Do About DCPS’ Food Services Contract?

David Grosso is trying to persuade D.C. lawmakers who have opposed renewing a $32 million food services contract with Chartwells/Thompson Hospitality to withdraw their opposition.

District Line Daily: Bike Legislation Returns

One of the bill's opponents from last year introduced the new version.

Uber’s Next Fight With the D.C. Council? A Wheelchair-Accessibility Bill

The company opposes legislation that would require them to report the number of requests for these vehicles.

Uber Celebrates Passage of Rideshare Legislation

UberX and Lyft are closer to being legal.