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Council Committee deliberate Cheh’s bill banning gay conversion therapy

Monday, 30 June, 2014
Representatives of at least nine LGBT advocacy organizations, several mental health professionals and two men who described themselves as survivors of conversion therapy urged the Council to pass the Conversion Therapy for Minors Prohibition Amendment Act, which was introduced last year by Councilmember Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3).... more >

Cheh holds Public hearing on the District’s long-range transportation plan

Friday, 27 June, 2014
“People want to have a lifestyle that allows them to walk, to bike and to get around in a way that really they don’t have to deal with a car,” said Cheh, who is holding the meeting.... more >

Foam container ban set for 2016 after D.C. Council vote

Tuesday, 24 June, 2014
Councilmember Mary M. Cheh (D-Ward 3), who chairs the committee that handled the bill, said consumers shouldn’t have to sacrifice much — holding up her paper Starbucks cup behind the council dais.... more >

Vacant Lots Could Become Urban Farms Under Council Bill

Tuesday, 17 June, 2014
Under a bill introduced by Councilmembers David Grosso (I-At Large) and Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3), vacant lots and plots of land owned by the District could be turned into urban farms.... more >

DC Considers Consolidating Parking Enforcement Under One Agency

Wednesday, 04 June, 2014
Councilmember Mary Cheh proposed creating a parking agency that would be in charge of all things parking related.... more >

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Jun 24

Despite recent revisions, Cheh remains concerned about school boundary recommendations from Deputy Mayor of Education

Attached is a letter Councilmember Mary Cheh sent today to Abigail Smith, Deputy Mayor for Education, outlining a series of concerns about the revised recommendations for school boundaries changes from the Deputy Mayor’s Advisory Committee. ... more >
Jun 17

In light of rising temperatures, Cheh request Mayor Gray to immediately sign the Heat Wave Safety Emergency Amendment Act

Cheh is concerned about this week rising temperatures and its affect on District residents. The emergency legislations prohibits electric companies from disconnecting residential electric service when the heat index reaches 95 degrees Fahrenheit or greater.... more >
Jun 9

Cheh expresses concern about the Mayor’s position on Temporary Protection Order Firearm Relinquishment

Cheh says Mayor position on TPOs can jeopardizes the safety of victims of domestic violence Last week, Councilmembers Mary Cheh and David Catania, author and co-sponsor of the Temporary Protection Order (TPO) Firearm Relinquishment Amendment Act sent a letter to the Committee on Judiciary & Public Safety outlining their concerns about the Mayor’s opposition to bill.... more >
Jun 4

Councilmember Cheh speaks out on Appeals Court ruling on Attorney General Election

Cheh legislation complies with order of the Court of Appeals “Given the ruling today by the D.C. Court of Appeals, the way forward in getting the District in the position to elect an Attorney General in the November election is for the Council to pass the legislation I introduced,” Councilmember Cheh said... more >
Jun 3

Councilmember Cheh proposes the creation of a Food Policy Council & Director

Food Policy Council and Director would grow the local food economy and expand access to food “We need a central actor in the District government to promote positive food policy,” said Cheh... more >

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