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For all press related matters, please contact Communications Director Nolan Treadway. Nolan can be reached via the office’s main line, 202-724-8028 or at ntreadway@dccouncil.us. You may also contact Nolan if you wish to join Councilmember McDuffie’s press list.

PRESS RELEASE: McDuffie Introduces Bill to Create a Single Website for all D.C. Government Contracting Opportunities

Bill would streamline the procurement process, increase transparency, and increase competitiveness in contracting by increasing the number of bids received For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Contact: Nolan Treadway, 202-445-0361, ntreadway@dccouncil.us Washington, DC – Today, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chair of the Committee on Business and Economic Development introduced the “Accessible and Transparent Procurement […]

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Public Roundtable in Ward 5 on The District Department of Transportation’s Responsiveness to Council and Resident Inquiries

COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & THE ENVIRONMENT MARY M. CHEH, CHAIR NOTICE OF PUBLIC OVERSIGHT ROUNDTABLE ON The District Department of Transportation’s Responsiveness to Council and Resident Inquiries July 13, 2017, at 6:30 P.M. Edward J. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A 620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20064 On July […]

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PRESS RELEASE: McDuffie Introduces Bill to Honor Historic Contributions of Native Washingtonians of Color and Women

The proposed legislation identifies seminal legal scholar Charles Hamilton Houston as the first Washingtonian to honored with a memorial statue For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Contact: Nolan Treadway, 202-445-0361, ntreadway@dccouncil.us Washington, DC – Today, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chair of the Committee on Business and Economic Development introduced the Charles Hamilton Houston and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: With Final Vote for McDuffie’s “Expanding Access to Justice Act,” D.C. Takes Bold Step Toward Establishing Civil Right to Counsel

Final vote of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget includes program to fund lawyers for low-income tenants in D.C. Landlord & Tenant Court Puts the District of Columbia on the path to establishing ‘Civil Gideon,’ the right to counsel in some civil cases For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Contact: Nolan Treadway, (202) 445-0361 Washington, D.C. […]

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PRESS RELEASE: McDuffie Introduces Bill to Increase Diversity among Asset Managers of D.C. Public Pensions Fund

Despite equal performance of the assets under management, a recent study finds just 1.1% of the $71.4 trillion assets under management across the world is in the hands of women and minority-owned firms. For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Contact: Nolan Treadway, 202-445-0361, ntreadway@dccouncil.us Washington, DC – On May 16, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: McDuffie Secures Important Funding for Ward 5 Priorities in FY 2018 Budget

Council budget includes funding for: Recreation, education, and library facilities in Ward 5 Support for tenants & affordable housing and more inspectors at DCRA A public health approach to public safety in the NEAR Act And investments to improve the environment for CBEs & Small Businesses Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Council of the District […]

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PRESS RELEASE: McDuffie’s “Expanding Access to Justice Act” Included and Funded in Current Budget Report

Program would fund lawyers for low-income tenants in D.C. Landlord & Tenant Court Currently about 90% of landlords have representation while fewer than 10% of tenants do [1] Similar program in New York City reduced evictions by 24% [2] Puts the District of Columbia on the path to establishing a ‘Civil Gideon,’ the right to […]

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PRESS RELEASE: McDuffie Introduces Bills to Help Seniors Age in Their Homes and Support Small Businesses by Supporting D.C.’s Main Street Organizations

M.O.W.S. Act establishes a fund to assist seniors with yard work D.C. Main Streets Public Space Permit Fee Waiver Amendment Act gives Main Street Organizations access to the same fee waivers as BIDs For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Washington, DC – Last week, Councilmember McDuffie, Chair of the Committee on Business and Economic […]

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