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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’s Landmark Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Reform Becomes Law As Congressional Review Period Passes

Among its many provisions, this new law ends the use of solitary confinement on children; restores judicial discretion for sentencing juveniles; and ensures children age-appropriate confinement Washington, DC – Earlier this week, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie’s Comprehensive Youth Justice Amendment Act of 2016 became official law. Introduced in April 2016 by Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: McDuffie Introduces Bill to Close Gap in Nuisance Property Law Highlighted at Recent Ward 5 Emergency Public Safety Meeting

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Washington, DC – Today, Councilmember McDuffie, Ward 5, introduced legislation to close a gap in current drug-related nuisance abatement law that was brought to light at his recent Ward 5 Emergency Public Safety meeting held on March 7, 2017. Drug-Related Nuisance Abatement Amendment Act of 2017 This legislation […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Councilmember McDuffie and Dignitaries Celebrate First Day of New G9 Bus Route on Rhode Island Avenue with Inaugural Ride

MEDIA ADVISORY Monday, March 20 – 8:00 AM For Immediate Release: Friday, March 17, 2017 Download a PDF of this release here Councilmember McDuffie and Dignitaries Celebrate First Day of New G9 Bus Route on Rhode Island Avenue with ‘Inaugural Ride’ Washington, D.C. – On Monday, March 20, 2017, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie (D-Ward 5) […]

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PRESS RELEASE: McDuffie Introduces Bill to Increase Availability of Affordable 3-Bedroom and Larger Units

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Washington, DC – Today, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chair of the Committee on Business and Economic Development, introduced legislation to require the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development to produce a biennial report studying the District’s need for 3, 4, and 5-bedroom apartment units in the District […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie Supports A Day Without A Woman

For Immediate Release: March 6, 2017 Washington, D.C. – Today, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie (D – Ward 5) announced that, in solidarity with women across the United States and the globe, women in the Ward 5 Office will have the option not to work on Wednesday, March 8, A Day Without A Woman. “I was […]

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Ward 5 Emergency Public Safety Meeting – March 7, 2017

WARD 5 EMERGENCY PUBLIC SAFETY MEETING Hosted by Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie In response to an increase in recent gun violence in Ward 5, Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie invites you to join community leaders and public safety officials for a community town hall. Confirmed speakers: * Mayor Muriel Bowser * MPD Police Chief Peter Newsham DATE: Tuesday, […]

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STATEMENT: Councilmember McDuffie on the Proposed VRE Train Parking Facility

For Immediate Release: February 28, 2017 Washington, DC – Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie (D – Ward 5) released the following statement on the proposed VRE train parking facility adjacent to New York Ave NE: “I oppose the proposal to park VRE trains along New York Avenue NE. When I was elected to the Council, I […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie Unveils New Legislation to Regulate Short-Term Rental Housing Market to Ensure Housing Stock is Available for District Residents

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 31, 2016 Washington, DC – Today, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chairman of the Committee on Business and Economic Development, announced the introduction of new legislation to establish a workable regulatory framework for short-term rental housing. This legislation, drawing upon successful models from across the country, provides new penalties and increased […]

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