When DC's Private Security Camera System Incentive Program officially launched in February, most of Petworth was left off the eligibility list (only PSA 403 was eligible). Thanks to the persistence of neighbors, ANC 4C and 4D Commissioners and Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd, now all of Petworth is eligible to participate (PSAs 403, 404, 406 and 407). Here's what you need to know...Read More
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No one is arguing that this legislation is a panacea for affordable housing or rising tax costs. Yes, renters are feeling the same financial pressure as homeowners. We can and should do more for renters. And we can and should look at increasing benefits through programs such as Schedule H. However, we ignore the plight of homeowners who cannot qualify for these programs at our own peril.
The District must decide if we are to have a government that responds to the needs of all our residents or one that shuns the concerns of our middle class.Read More
The DC Office of Campaign Finance recently issued an order and fine regarding a complaint against Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd for allegedly using Council office resources on behalf of a political campaign.Read More
If you have an opinion about a new Bikeshare station that’s been proposed for Illinois Ave and Upshur Street, Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd is conducting a community walkthrough with relevant DC agencies and residents on Wednesday, January 30th at 8am.Read More
At the recent Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meeting on December 12th, the commission voted to send two letters to DC government requesting an investigation into emails sent by Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd and State Board of Education candidate Rhonda Henderson.
Todd attended the meeting, and spoke on his behalf. This article includes a video of the proceedings.Read More
During the campaign for Ward 4 Member of the State Board of Education, Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd threw his public support and endorsement behind Rhonda Henderson for the open seat. The question and concern, alleges Zach Teutsch, an outgoing commissioner with Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C, is if Todd used his official DC Council resources resources to help Ms. Henderson try to get elected.
Updated with a statement from CM Todd.Read More
I understand that the Clean River Project must be completed, and reducing the funds that cemeteries contribute leaves a hole that must be filled. It wouldn’t be fair to push those costs on to other ratepayers. That is why I am calling on the DC Government to make up the difference.Read More
After almost six decades on Upshur Street, Philip’s Shoe Repair is closing its doors as the owner, Philip Calabro is retiring. The last day for the store is November 18th. The DC Mayor and Ward 4 Councilmember will presenting Philip with a certificate of appreciation on the 11th.Read More
New meter fees put in place by DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) this year are threatening the longevity of the Petworth Community Farmers Market, according to members of the Market's board. With an 800% increase in fees, they fear they'll have to close for good in two years. New legislation from Councilmember Brandon Todd is designed to help.Read More