Councilmember Lewis George is a signatory of the No Pepco Pledge, which asks leaders to:
- Reject all contributions from Pepco, Washington Gas, and fossil fuel companies
- Voluntarily disclose all meeting times and topics with Pepco and Washington Gas representatives and lobbyists, and take and make available detailed minutes of all such meetings
- Support legislation for an economic feasibility study on the implementation of alternative utility models such as Community Choice Aggregation and municipalization in DC
February 11, 2021: Introductory meeting with PEPCO representatives, which touched on avoiding electricity shutoffs in DC, preventing rate hikes, and transitioning to clean, sustainable energy.
April 6, 2022: Brief meeting with Washington Gas representatives, which focused on rates, improvements to customer service, assistance to low-income residents, addressing gas leaks, and constituent services cases.
Meetings will be disclosed as they take place. Meeting minutes are available by request.