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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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Jun 21

Councilmembers Cheh and Grosso to Hold Joint Hearing on Lead Testing in Public Facilities

“We need full confidence that testing is reliable, results are reported to parents and the public, and immediate remediation is taken when required,”... more >
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 >

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Mary M. Cheh @marycheh 22 Jun Constant monitoring of insufficient District communications is too great a burden to put on our parents when we can do better #LeadFreeDC
Mary M. Cheh @marycheh 21 Jun Tomorrow at 10am in room 500, @cmdgrosso and I will hold a joint hearing on lead testing in public facilities with @dcpublicschools @DCDGS