April 8, 2020
Today, I sent a letter with my DC Council colleagues and a separate letter with my Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments colleagues pushing Congress to grant DC additional funds to fight the coronavirus.
We should have received the same funding the states obtained in the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) relief bill. We are fighting the same fight, shoulder-to-shoulder with our state counterparts. This is literally life or death.