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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.

McDuffie Announces Hearing on Fair Housing and Rail Safety Bill – Monday, July 11

Councilmember McDuffie Announces Hearing on the “Fair Criminal Record Screening for Housing Act of 2016” and the “Rail Safety and Security Amendment Act of 2015” On Monday, July 11, 2016, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chairperson of the Committee on the Judiciary, will hold a public hearing on Bill 21-0706, the “Fair Criminal Record Screening for […]

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Walk with Teams McDuffie and Silverman for the 50th Annual Palisades Parade

Please join Teams McDuffie and Silverman on Monday, July 4 for the 50th annual Palisades Parade and Picnic. Our teams are pumped up and you should be too! We would love to have you walk with us in the parade this year to show your support.  Although the parade starts at 11:00 am, if you are […]

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DC Council Approves Lifesaving Hands-Only CPR in Schools Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Roxana Hoveyda Roxana.hoveyda@heart.org 704-248-1712 DC Council Approves Lifesaving Hands-Only CPR in Schools Bill in Budget Support Act American Heart Association celebrates a law which will teach DC students CPR,                         adding thousands of lifesavers in DC each year. June 21, 2016 (Washington, DC) – Students in the District of Columbia will learn […]

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Councilmember McDuffie to Hold Public Roundtable on Civil Gideon and Expanding Access to Justice in the District of Columbia

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2016 Contact: Dionne Calhoun, 202-297-0152, dcalhoun@dccouncil.us On Wednesday, June 22, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie (D-Ward 5), Chairperson of the Committee on the Judiciary, will convene a public roundtable titled “Considering Civil Gideon: Expanding Access to Justice in the District of Columbia”. In 1963, the United States Supreme Court held in […]

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Walk with Teams McDuffie and Silverman in the Capital Pride Parade

Dear Residents, Please join Teams McDuffie and Silverman tomorrow Saturday, June 11, for the Capital Pride Parade. Our teams are pumped up and you should be too! We would love to have you walk with us in the parade this year to show your Pride. There will be plenty of beads to toss, music, and a good […]

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McDuffie Releases Statement on Auditor’s Report on Impact of ‘Ban the Box’

McDuffie Releases Statement on Auditor’s Report on Impact of ‘Ban the Box’ For Immediate Release: May 24, 2016 Contact: Dionne Calhoun, 202-297-0152, dcalhoun@dccouncil.us Washington, DC – Today, the Office of the District of Columbia Auditor (ODCA) released a report examining the District’s Fair Criminal Record Screening Amendment Act of 2014 (FCRSA), which took effect in […]

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Councilmember McDuffie Invites you to Town Hall Meeting on Proposed Ward 5 Temporary Homeless Shelter – Friday, May 27

Dear Residents, We all know that the conditions at D.C. General are simply not acceptable for the families and children that are currently housed at the site. On Tuesday, May 17, the Council voted to approve and fund a new plan for closing DC General with two new proposed sites in Ward 5. Some of […]

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DC Council’s Budget Delivers Important Wins for Ward 5

Today, the Council of the District of Columbia took its first vote on the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget. Importantly, the Council’s budget delivers significant investment in Ward 5 and maintains Councilmember McDuffie’s pledge to return funds to several public safety programs such as restoring the more than $5 million in cuts to social and legal […]

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