Jack Evans

‘Yes’ to Statehood on Nov. 8

We took another step forward in our fight for statehood last week, with the D.C. Council approving a constitution ...

Fighting for Hyde- Addison Elementary

If I’ve learned anything in my time on the District Council, it’s that a decision on a project ...

Metro Must Be Cheap, Convenient, Reliable

I’ve written quite a bit about our Metro system over the past year. On everything from finances to safety ...

Three Top Colleagues Move On

August is usually a sleepy time in D.C. In addition to school being out and everyone taking one last ...

Restoring Metro: By the Numbers

Just over a year ago, I become chair of the Finance Committee of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority board ...

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 ...

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