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STATEMENT: Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie Statement on President Donald Trump Executive Orders

For Immediate Release: Monday, January 30, 2017 Washington, DC – Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie (D – Ward 5) released the following statement today on recent executive actions taken by President Trump: “As the Ward 5 Councilmember and an elected leader in the District of Columbia, I find President Trump’s executive order banning Muslims as well […]

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STATEMENT: Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie Statement on Release of Body Worn Camera Footage of Javon Hall

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Washington, D.C. – Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie (D – Ward 5) released the following statement today upon the release of the body worn camera footage of the officer-involved shooting of Javon Hall. “Today, the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) released the body worn camera footage of the officer-involved […]

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D.C. Comprehensive Youth Justice Amendment Act

Building a Model Juvenile Justice System in the District of Columbia The “Comprehensive Youth Justice Amendment Act of 2016” makes sweeping reforms to the District of Columbia’s juvenile justice system. This legislation was passed unanimously by the D.C. Council in two votes on October 11 and November 1. It is fitting that this legislation was […]

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PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE: The State of the Metropolitan Police Department: Crime, Community Policing, and Selecting the Next Police Chief

THE STATE OF THE METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT: CRIME, COMMUNITY POLICING, AND SELECTING THE NEXT CHIEF OF POLICE Click here for a printable flyer: Nov 3 MPD Roundtable Flyer Councilmember McDuffie would like to invite you to take part in this public oversight roundtable. In this wide-ranging discussion, we invite the residents of Ward 5 and […]

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Public Oversight Roundtable on The Office of Unified Communications: The Provision of 911 Services in the District of Columbia

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chairperson of the Committee on the Judiciary, will convene a public oversight roundtable on “The Office of Unified Communications: The Provision of 911 Services in the District of Columbia”. The roundtable will take place in Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, […]

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McDuffie Introduces Legislation to Provide Legal Representation to Low-Income District Residents in Housing Cases

Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie (D – Ward 5), Chairperson of the Committee on the Judiciary, introduced legislation to provide free legal counsel to low-income District residents in certain housing law cases. The bill was co-introduced by Councilmembers Bonds, Evans and Silverman. The “Expanding Access to Justice Act of 2016” would authorize the DC Bar Foundation […]

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Councilmember McDuffie’s Statement on the Resignation of Chief Cathy Lanier

Washington, D.C. – Today, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie issued the following statement regarding the resignation of Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier. “I want to wish Chief Cathy Lanier the very best and much success in her new position. Chief Lanier has guided the Metropolitan Police Department for 10 years now, and I have had […]

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Joint Public Hearing on Bill Prohibiting Against Selling Tobacco Products to Persons Under 21

Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chairperson Committee on the Judiciary  And  Councilmember Yvette Alexander, Chairperson Committee on Health and Human Services  Announce a Public Hearing on Bill 21-0152, the “Prohibition Against Selling Tobacco Products to Individuals Under 21 Amendment Act of 2015”  And  B21-0686, the “Sporting Events Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Restriction Amendment Act of 2016 […]

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