Jack Evans

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 ...

Examining Tax Office Settlements

I read with great concern a recent Washington Post article, “Surge in D.C. tax office settlements reduces commercial property ...

The Joy of Major League Baseball in D.C.

As I write this article, the Washington Nationals have the best record in Major League Baseball. It has been widely ...

JACK EVANS REPORT: TAXICAB BILL’S UBER AMENDMENT KEEPS D.C. TECH-FRIENDLY

Last week, the Council received an unusual amount of attention when it considered how a pending bill regarding taxicab modernization ...

Summer in Town

Is it summer yet? I think that with the arrival of July 4th and high temperatures reaching 100 degrees we ...

CFO NATWAR GANDHI: KEY TO D.C.'S SUCCESS

I was pleased by the Mayor Gray’s decision to reappoint Natwar Gandhi to another term as the District’s ...

Passing A Budget in Difficult Times

Given recent events and the attendant media scrutiny on the Council, I wanted to take a moment to highlight some ...

Reflecting on 21 Years on the Council

This month, I passed a personal milestone. On April 30, it was the 21st anniversary of my being elected to ...

Council Discusses Budget Priorities; Send in Your Opinions, Too

Beginning on May 9, the council members got together around one table to discuss our budget priorities and contrast those ...

D.C. Home Run: the Nationals and Their Stadium Are Paying Off

The District borrowed $584 million to build the stadium and though development around the stadium has been slowed, the District's several sources of revenue to pay off the loan has raised millions of dollars more than necessary to pay the annual debt service obligations.

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