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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 >

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Aug 16

Councilmember Cheh to host High Hazard Intersection Site Visits in Ward 3

Dates/Locations: • Wednesday, the 17th at 8:30 am – Wisconsin Avenue & Albemarle Street, NW • Wednesday, the 17th at 5:30 pm – Connecticut Avenue & Porter Street, NW • Thursday, the 18th at 8:30 am – 39th Street & Van Ness Street, NW ... more >
Jul 22

District Heat Emergency Resources

The District is currently in a Heat Emergency. People who do not live in an air-conditioned building may take refuge at a District spray park, cooling center, recreation facility, library senior center, or other air-conditioned building.... more >
Jul 12

Council to set a national standard for the testing and remediation of lead in water at schools and daycare centers

Councilmember Cheh was joined by the full Council for the introduction of the “Childhood Lead Exposure Prevention Amendment Act of 2016” “Lead in our children’s drinking water is an urgent concern, especially for our younger children. Pediatricians have said that there is no safe lead exposure for younger children. The best way to address this issue as quickly as possible is to install and properly maintain lead-certified filters at drinking water sources and have a process in place for immediate remedial action if the filtered water test results are above 1 part per billion. ... more >
Jul 12

Councilmember Cheh introduces the “Nonwoven Disposable Products Labeling Act of 2016”

The product labeling bill will protect the District’s sewer system and environment “There are a number of products, such as baby wipes, facial tissues, and household cleaning wipes, whose packaging indicates that it is safe to flush the product down the toilet. However, this disposal mechanism results in serious –and expensive– problems for the District’s sewer system... more >
Jun 30

Statement by Councilmembers Cheh and Silverman on Pepco’s $85.5 million Rate Increase Request

“No sooner does the ink dry on the merger then Pepco issues a request for District residents to pay the largest single rate increase in decades. We predicted that this would happen and now it has come to pass in the District as it has in other jurisdictions bound to Exelon. ... more >

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Mary M. Cheh @marycheh 22 Aug Thank you to @ShakespeareinDC for inviting #Ward3 to another spectacular Shakespearean production! #TheTempest https://t.co/hEAOHVP56z
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