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There’s lots going on with DC government, starting with local DC is open even if the feds are closed.

  • The DC Council is currently on recess and returns Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

  • Ward 7 CM Vince Gray’s office is closed for the holidays. It will re-open Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 9:00 am.

  • Maxx Tapp is the fairly new Administrative Assistant/Scheduling staffer in CM Vince Gray’s office. His email is mtapp@dccouncil.us.

  • East End Equity Act Clears the Way for New Hospital and Creation of an Integrated Healthcare System on the East End (PDF), press release from CM Vince Gray’s office.

  • The Federal Government Is Shut Down, But D.C. Is Still Open (DCist)

  • DC Council’s swearing-in ceremony is Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 9:30 am at Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Pl, NW, Ballrooms A and B). Councilmembers being sworn-in are Phil Mendelson (At-large, Chair), Elissa Silverman (At-large, Anita Bonds (At-large), Brianne Nadeau (Ward 1), Mary Cheh (Ward 3), Kenyan McDuffie (Ward 5), and Charles Allen (Ward 6). Mayor Bowser and Karl Racine, along with school board members and ANCs, will also be sworn-in. The council’s press release (Word) has details.

  • CM Brianne Nadeau’s Ward 1 Open House is Wednesday, January 2, 2019 12:30–2:30 pm at the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 102). RSVP for the Ward 1 Open House.