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Ward 4 Dispatch: Traffic Safety, Rental Assistance, Medicaid Renewal, and Ward 4 Events
Dear Neighbors, There’s a lot to cover this week! DC School Lottery results. Renewing your Medicaid coverage. Deadline to apply for DPR summer camps. COVID
Ward 4 Dispatch: Proposed DC Budget, Budget Season, and The Welcome Table at Fort Stevens
Dear Neighbors, It is now officially spring and officially budget season! My team and I have been analyzing the Mayor’s proposed budget since it was
Ward 4 Dispatch: School Repairs, More Buses, Safety around Schools, and DC Attorney General Conversation
Dear Neighbors, Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! We are gearing up at the Council for the Mayor to release her budget proposal this coming Wednesday. I
Janeese Lewis George
Janeese Lewis George is honored to serve as the DC Councilmember for Ward 4. Janeese is a third generation Washingtonian, a Ward 4 native, and a proud DC Public Schools alum. Growing up in a working-class family Janeese learned early on the importance of family, hard work, education, and public service.
Janeese is an experienced attorney, civil servant, community activist, and a passionate leader who is focused on our community’s future. Janeese and her husband Kyle reside in the Manor Park neighborhood of Ward 4 with their puppy Sully.
About Ward 4
Ward 4 is made up by more than 87,000 residents in 20 neighborhoods working together to create caring, vibrant communities.
Our ward rests at the top of the DC diamond and encompasses neighborhoods like Shepherd Park, Colonial Village, North Portal Estates, Takoma, Brightwood, Brightwood Park, Manor Park, Kennedy Street, South Manor Park, Fort Totten, Lamond, Lamond Riggs, Riggs Park, Queens Chapel, Petworth, Sixteenth Street Heights, Crestwood, Hawthorne, Barnaby Woods, and part of Chevy Chase. We are blessed with plentiful green space and parks, including more of Rock Creek Park than any other ward.