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Celebrate DC’s restored stream at Oct. 16 Broad Branch Stream Community Day

Tuesday, 27 September, 2016
This is your chance to learn about the development of the new comprehensive planting plan to beautify the site and restore wildlife and bird habitat, removal of invasive species, the creation of walking trails and seating areas, installation of dog waste stations, and more.... more >

Can Taxis Compete With Uber? Overhaul Of D.C. Cabs On The Way

Thursday, 22 September, 2016
“I would prefer a system that was more open and inclusive of the people who are being regulated,” says Cheh, who was behind the 2012 legislation to modernize the taxi fleet after her office produced a survey showing widespread public dissatisfaction with cabs.... more >

D.C. Lawmakers Aim to Curb Arbitrary Rent Discounts: Mary Cheh has rent-control tenants’ backs

Wednesday, 21 September, 2016
Under Cheh's bill—which Councilmembers Anita Bonds and Elissa Silverman co-introduced and which was drafted in consultation with D.C.'s Office of the Tenant Advocate—landlords would be forbidden from stockpiling future rent increases to use as leverage against tenants. It would also narrow the circumstances under which a landlord could legally offer a tenant a discount on a rent-controlled unit, ensuring a lease is signed in good faith.... more >

A DC law that was terribly unfair to cyclists and pedestrians will soon be a thing of the past. Let’s thank the DC Council.

Wednesday, 21 September, 2016
There is a huge discrepancy in how drivers experience the costs of collisions as opposed to people on bike or foot. Doing away with contributory negligence in DC will be a huge step forward towards treating road users more fairly in accident compensation.... more >

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Oct 24

*MEDIA ADVISORY* Cheh to Hold Hearing on District’s Plan to Tackle Snow Removal Ahead of 2016-2017 Winter Season

The hearing is an opportunity for Councilmember Cheh to hear the anticipated costs and cleanup plan for this winter’s snowfall, discuss the lessons learned from last year’s preparedness, and see what can be done to keep residential and commercial sidewalks clear of snow and ice.... more >
Sep 21

*MEDIA ADVISORY* Death with Dignity Press Conference with Dan Diaz and Compassion & Choices

Press conference to discuss the advancement of the Death with Dignity Act of 2015
Sep 7

Councilmember Cheh to Honor the District’s First Responders

Councilmember Cheh will be joined by Council colleagues in the presentation of a Ceremonial Resolution to Engine Co. 2 after tour of Ward 3 Fire Stations
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 >

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Mary M. Cheh @marycheh 7 Dec Outstanding performance at today's tree lighting by @Wilsonhsdcps Choir https://t.co/NjoMQ3W7Si
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