Jack Evans

Council Primaries and Priorities

The NBA Finals may have just wrapped up in Oakland, but here in Washington we had a bout of our ...

Jack Evans Report **Metro Midnight Closings Are Critical**

Metro kicked off its SafeTrack rebuilding program this week to finally tackle in a serious way the long-festering track problems ...

Jack Evans Report: Secured: $20 Million for the Arts and Humanities

For the past several years, I have pushed my colleagues to increase arts funding to the $20 million level, allowing ...

D.C. Wins in More Ways Than One

So far, 2016 has been a great year for sports in Washington, D.C. The Capitals are in the second ...

Metro Needs $1 Billion in Dedicated Funding Alone

I testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee last week about the state of our regional Metro system ...

Strengthening Our Fiscal Footing

It’s officially budget season again in the District. Mayor Bowser released her budget proposal two weeks ago and I ...

Jack Evans Report: Metro’s New Safety Culture

Our Metro system took the unprecedented step of closing the entire rail network last Wednesday for immediate emergency inspections of ...

Making Metro and the Streets Safer

I remain focused on tackling the increase in crime we’ve seen across our city and in our Metro system ...

Fiscal Health and Oversight

The Committee on Finance and Revenue, the District Council committee that I chair, held its initial performance oversight hearing last ...

Taking the Reins on the Metro Board

Our Metro transit system continues to suffer from serious issues. After a trying year in 2015, the Washington Metropolitan Area ...

Coming Up: Public Hearings on D.C. Agencies

The role of the D.C. Council involves both crafting legislation and providing oversight to the various agencies in the ...

Jack Evans Report: Make Metro Safer Immediately

Over the past few months, there have been several very concerning incidents in which people have been attacked and robbed ...

Jack Evans Report: Year-end Assessment

December is always a great time to look back on the year and assess what went well and where can ...

Jack Evans Report: Every Day Is Small Business Day

I always enjoy this time of year. The holidays bring everyone together (something particularly important to the father of a ...

Jack Evans Report: Supporting the New Metro Manager

It has been a difficult year for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, but we will soon have a permanent ...

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