Jack Evans

Metro Needs a Pension Trust Plan, Too

Two weeks ago, the representatives from Maryland on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority board of directors invoked a jurisdictional ...

Bringing Down Tax Rates

The District of Columbia had been fortunate over the past several years to collect tax revenue in excess of the ...

St. E’s and Advisory Board Deals Mean New Jobs

Last week, we saw big headlines as the District of Columbia agreed to two economic development deals. One, with Wizards ...

To Fight Crime, More Police, More Opportunity

The District government is taking an all-hands-on-deck approach to address the increase in crime we are seeing across the city ...

Metro: In Worse Shape Now Than in the 1990s

In January, I rejoined the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors. Almost immediately, I realized that Metro was ...

Jack Evans Report: Right-Sizing Our Public Safety Resources

Many of you have read about the uptick in crime across our city. Mayor Bowser and Chief Lanier held a ...

Jack Evans Report: Strengthen and Increase the DC Tuition Assistance Grant

The DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG) is a program, created and funded by the Federal government, that provides grants to ...

Time to Invest in Our Roads and Alleys

I like to use this column to provide helpful information that you might not otherwise hear about. Information about the ...

The Jack Evans Report: Taking Charge of Metro’s Finances

Many of you have read about the troubled financial state of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, also known as ...

Jack Evans Report: Taxes, the Arts, Alleys and Body Cameras

April and May are busy months for the D.C. Council. Mayor Bowser released her budget request for fiscal year ...

A D.C. Sports Renaissance

Doesn’t it seem like it was only a few years ago that sports teams in the District were more ...

A First Look at the Mayor’s Budget

The Council is now in full review of Mayor Bowser’s budget request for fiscal year 2016. The mayor transmitted ...

D.C. Gets a Thumbs-Up from Moody’s

I am very pleased to report that just one week after I joined Mayor Bowser, Chairman Mendelson and CFO Jeff ...

Full Steam Ahead for D.C. Finances

Last week, I joined the Mayor, the Chairman of the Council, and the Chief Financial Officer to meet with the ...

Time for a D.C. College Basketball Big 6

February is an exciting time for college basketball. Conference play is well underway. Rivalry games are taking place. And while ...

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