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Is working to Improve DC
- Education: Phil has supported
a 38% increase in DCPS funding since 1999. His legislation for
FY2003 protects the money budgeted for
local schools. Phil's surprise inspections of DCPS
facilities have led to improved services for students. Teachers
endorse Phil's re-election.
- Affordable Housing and Tenants'
Rights: Phil co-sponsored legislation to fully
fund the Affordable Housing Production Trust Fund and
initiated the extension of rent-control.
"Phil is a champion for affordable housing. He's been
with us consistently." Jim Dickerson, Founder &
Chairman, Manna Inc.
- Environment: Phil is a leader
in the effort to improve air quality and
eliminate unhealthy Code Red days. He pushed WMATA to
purchase natural gas buses. Phil fights for better water
quality. His legislation to increase tree coverage will
safeguard endangered urban trees for generations to come. The
Sierra Club endorses Phil.
- Good Government and City Services:
Phil believes in a DC that can and must
deliver reliable services. His legislation requires
troubled agencies to develop realistic spending plans and to
bear the costs of mismanagement.
Re-Elect Phil Mendelson!
September 10th*Democratic Primary
Community involvement and attention to
The City Paper, 6/28/02
“does his homework, puts in long hours and
makes a valiant effort to get around the city. He's well liked,
The Washington Post, 2/17/01
|I pledge to work for
a DC that holds a bright future for every citizen.
That's what I've been doing, and that's
what I'll continue to do.
Unions Endorse Phil: AFGE, AFSCME, Metropolitan Labor Council
AFL-CIO, Firefighters Local 36, Service Employees International
Union (SEIU), Food and Allied Service Trades, (FAST), Hotel
Employees and Restaurant Employees (HERE), Washington Teachers
Union, Teamsters, Building and Construction Trades Council.
For more information, visit www.ReElectPhil.com
or call the campaign at 966-1485
Paid for by “Mendelson for
Council 2002,” Helen Epps, Treasurer; Bill Lightfoot, Chairman
3871 Newark St., NW, Washington, DC 20016