Newsletters

A Note from Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye A Season for Overcoming Challenges Tis the season for spring cleaning and blossoms blooming, but also the time for testifying…when District agencies come before DC Council oversight committees to report on their work during the previous fiscal year. On March 3, 2021 at the Committee on Business and Economic Development, I highlighted OPC’s accomplishments during fiscal year 2020, despite these challenging times.…
A Note from Your People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye Focusing on Energy Affordability The COVID-19 pandemic has been at the center of our attention for 12 months now. While falling coronavirus cases and vaccine distributions offer hope of better times ahead, there will be lingering uncomfortable truths to tackle. Health care disparities, the inequitable burden of energy costs, and the digital divide that all fall along racial and income lines, have…