Jack Evans

Equality in the District

As we wait for Mayor Gray to transmit his budget proposal to the District Council, I thought it would be ...

Jack Evans Report: DC’s Annual Audit

Every year, the Mayor, the Chairman of the Council, the Chief Financial Officer and myself, the Chairman of the Finance ...

Jack Evans Report: Sunset Sales Tax Now

I wrote in my last column about the new Council period and a number of my priorities, such as education ...

Jack Evans Report: Farewell, Dr. Gandhi

I was disappointed to learn of Dr. Natwar Gandhi's recent decision to retire as the District's chief financial ...

Jack Evans Report: Big Plans for Term

Council Period 20 is now well underway, and we will soon be swept up in our oversight and budget season ...

Jack Evans Report: New Year, New Terms

As we begin the new year, these are indeed exciting times for the District.

Personally, I was sworn in for ...

Jack Evans Report: Looking towards 2013

We have one more legislative session in Council Period 19, on Dec. 18, and then our year will be over ...

Jack Evans Report: Bills, Bills, Bills

It has been a busy couple of weeks. Council Period 19 is wrapping up, and my colleagues use this time ...

Jack Evans Report: D.C. School Closings

This week I want to put my views on the record regarding the recent proposal by DC Public Schools Chancellor ...

Jack Evans Report: Great Power, Great Responsibility

Tuesday was a great day for our city, country and indeed the world. The initial election of Barack Obama as ...

The Jack Evans Report: This Is Getting Old

It seems like not a week goes by without another news story about an irregularity in the office of our ...

Jack Evans Report

Dr. Gandhi has been instrumental in overseeing the financial resurrection of the District of Columbia and in generating an overall financial structure for the city that not only has provided annual surpluses but also has infused Wall Street with the confidence to, year-after-year, improve the city’s bond ratings and lower our cost of capital.

The Jack Evans Report: The Unglamorous Bond

In this column, I typically try to focus on the types of issues that make the news and are important ...

D.C. Public Schools Need Librarians and Art Teachers

Our first legislative session of the fall was this week, and I’m looking forward to finishing out the year ...

Longer Library Hours and Stronger Ethics Enforcement

Summer is over, and the kids are all back at school. The routine has returned, and with it the District ...

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