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First man convicted under DC revenge porn law

Tuesday, 09 May, 2017
D.C. Council member Mary Cheh said on Wednesday, “They really want to injure somebody and this really does injure them." Up until the councilwoman proposed the bill, Cheh says there was really no recourse. ... more >

D.C. Council poised to block Bowser’s backyard chicken ban

Friday, 05 May, 2017
“It’s just so absurd that it almost makes your jaw drop,” said Council member Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3), expressing astonishment that large sections of Bowser’s 2018 Budget Support Act were devoted to what she considered quixotic animal regulations.... more >

Man Convicted Under D.C.’s Revenge Porn Law For The First Time

Wednesday, 19 April, 2017
Under D.C.'s image exploitation law, which was introduced by Ward 3's Mary Cheh...the publication of a sexual image of another person without their permission was formally criminalized in 2014.... more >

More LED streetlights to brighten DC, but some are wary

Tuesday, 18 April, 2017
The benefits of the LEDs include energy savings and better lighting in areas where police or neighbors hope to deter crime. “The problem is, we’re discovering that certain kinds of LED lighting have their own negatives,” Cheh said.... more >

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Jun 8

Councilmember Cheh files an amendment to the Universal Paid Leave Act

Amendment would require covered employees and employers to split the fee designated for the Universal Paid Leave Implementation Fund "Sharing the costs of the Universal Paid Leave Act among employers and all resident and commuter employees is, I believe, a more sustainable and reasonable way to move forward in providing these benefits..."... more >
Jun 2

Councilmember Cheh calls for the District to join the United States Climate Alliance

“...the District’s involvement and early leadership will send the strong message that the nation’s Capital is not complicit with President Trump’s shortsighted, anti-science climate agenda...”... more >
May 24

Councilmember Cheh Unveils FY18 Joke Budget Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a memorandum circulated today, Councilmember Mary M. Cheh (D-Ward 3), Chair of the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, released her top Fiscal Year 2018 budget recommendations to her colleagues. ... more >
May 11

Mayor Bowser attempts to game Council budgetary process

“The public is ill-served by the mayor’s political gamesmanship which lacks transparency and is contrary to the system of checks and balances. ... more >
May 9

Councilmember Cheh to kick-off the 2017 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. 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,” said Councilmember Cheh... more >

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