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Problems With D.C. Circulator Buses Started With Decision To Hire Private Firm, Union Says

Monday, 11 April, 2016
“The union is saying as I understand it that we low-ball this contract amount such that they'll never be able to catch up in terms of salaries comparable to WMATA drivers. Is that true?” asked Council member Mary Cheh... more >

Cheh Presents Ceremonial Resolution to First Female Iraq Veteran Awarded Purple Heart from District

Wednesday, 30 March, 2016
As tourists buzz down Pennsylvania Avenue, inside City Hall, a local woman received an honor never awarded before in the District. Councilwoman Mary Cheh (Ward 3) honored Spc. Antoinette Scott’s service in the D.C. Army National Guard with the Antoinette Scott Recognition Resolution of 2016.... more >

D.C. Regulator Approves Exelon’s Takeover Of Pepco

Wednesday, 23 March, 2016
Opponents of the deal, like D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, say they're worried about the long-term consequences of Exelon, an Illinois-based nuclear power company, taking over a local entity. "And for decades they will be able marry their bad company to our good company, and it's like the big shark gobbling up the little happy healthy minnows for their own benefit," Cheh says.... more >

Cheh Plans to Deliver Legislation by Robot

Tuesday, 22 March, 2016
According to a press release from her office, Cheh and the makers of an autonomous delivery robot will hold a press conference tomorrow in front of the Wilson Building. Then, Cheh will give one of the robots a copy of legislation legalizing the delivery service and "instruct the robot to drive into the Wilson Building to file the legislation."... more >
Apr 30

Ward 3 Community Safety Meeting

2:00-4:00 pm Claudio Grossman Hall (Terrace Level) American University... more >
Apr 19

Councilmember Cheh introduces bill to revise the District’s surplus and disposition process

The “Surplus of District Land Clarification Amendment Act of 2016” to change the way the District sells, leases, or gives away District-owned property “This legislation pushes the District to more meaningfully engage with communities in the surplus process. It would ensure that communities have an opportunity to weigh in on a surplus determination early on in the process, in order to help shape any eventual RFP, rather than automatically moving to sell the property for private development,” said Councilmember Cheh. ... more >
Mar 29

Honoring Antoinette Scott: Purple Heart Recipient

As part of Women’s History Month, Councilmember Cheh to host a ceremony honoring female veteran and Purple Heart recipient Antoinette Scott
Mar 22

Media Advisory: Councilmember Cheh to host a demonstration of autonomous delivery robot

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, March 23rd at 11:30 am, Councilmember Mary M. Cheh (D – Ward 3) will host an autonomous delivery robot demonstration outside of the Wilson Building. Developed by Starship Technologies, whose founders were also the chief technical architects behind Skype, the delivery robots are designed to transport parcels along the sidewalk and cut consumer costs of package delivery. ... more >
Mar 11

Councilmember Cheh Statement on Attorney General’s filing to the Public Service Commission

“I’m delighted to read that the District government has rejected the conditions proposed by two members of the Public Service Commission. As such, the PSC previously rejected the non-unanimous settlement agreement and it is difficult to see a basis where the merger can go forward. ... more >
Mar 11

Road/Service Notice for 3/12/16 Marathon

Due to the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon this Saturday, the 12th, there will be a number of road closures and metro bus service closures.

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