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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 >
May 26

Ward 3 Community Meeting to Discuss the Proposed Family Shelter on Idaho Ave, NW

Councilmember Cheh to be joined by Chairman Mendelson and DHS Director Zeilinger **New location at the Washington Hebrew Congregation**... more >
May 26

Dangerous Intersection Site Visit

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May 17

Councilmember Cheh’s Letter to the Community re Revised Family Shelter Plan

I believe moving forward on this site is the best way for Ward 3 to help the Mayor and the Council’s goal of closing DC General, which houses families in conditions which cannot be allowed to continue.... more >
May 12

Councilmember Cheh to kick-off the 2016 Pool Readiness Tour

“These tours are aimed at providing residents some assurance that their neighborhood pools and aquatic facility will be in good working order for the summer months,” said Cheh. “It is my hope that with these tours we can prevent any unnecessary closures or delayed openings due to broken equipment or lack of proper maintenance.” ... more >
May 9

Councilmember Cheh Statement on the ACLU’s Analysis of the “Empowering Males of Color” Initiative

“It’s heartbreaking that any child should be at risk of failure and I readily applaud those who want to help struggling students. However, in our eagerness to support efforts to help at-risk boys, we unintentionally left our at-risk girls behind...... more >
May 9

Cheh Media Advisory: Letter to Auditor re Snow Removal Costs/Practices

Councilmember Cheh calls on DC Auditor to investigate Department of Public Works’ (DPW) snow removal practices and costs

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Mary M. Cheh @marycheh 25 May Bike to Work Day 2016, By the Numbers https://t.co/YRkOsgMgJs
Mary M. Cheh @marycheh 23 May **The #Ward3 meeting re the family shelter on Idaho Ave has a new location in the Edlavitch Social Hall at Washington Hebrew Congregation**

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