Constituent Services
Press Releases
Contact Us

Press Releases

Read more on Councilmember Henderson's press releases and statements.

Councilmember Henderson's FY25 Budget Letter

January 24, 2024
Dear Mayor Bowser, Our strength as a community requires that we fully embrace our paramount responsibility of care and support for residents by delivering core services, improving healthcare access and delivery, building up housing and nutrition programs that stabilize families, sustaining key public safety initiatives, and making targeted investments in the District’s economic future. It is with these considerations in mind that I request the inclusion of the following priorities as you prepare your proposed Fiscal Year 2025 budget.
Read More

Councilmember Christina Henderson Votes in Favor of the Secure DC Omnibus Amendment Act of 2024 in Committee

January 18, 2024
Washington, DC – Councilmember Henderson made the following statements regarding the Secure DC Omnibus Amendment Act of 2024.
Read More

Council Letter to the Mayor to Fund SNAP Increases in FY 2024

December 15, 2023
I wrote a letter urging Mayor Bowser to reconsider the decision to disregard District law and deny District residents an increase to their SNAP benefits in 2024. The Mayor's decision not to spend over $39 million for its intended purpose means that more than 140,000 residents will not receive the expected increase in SNAP benefits due to begin in January 2024.
Read More

Councilmember Christina Henderson Releases Statement on Monumental Sports’ Decision to Leave the District of Columbia

December 15, 2023
Washington, DC – Councilmember Henderson made the following statement regarding this week’s announcement by Monumental Sports.
Read More

Councilmember Christina Henderson Introduces Legislation to Support and Strengthen the 911 Call Center

December 1, 2023
Washington, DC — On Thursday, Councilmember Christina Henderson introduced the Retired Firefighter and Police Officer Redeployment Amendment Act of 2023.
Read More

Joint Oversight Roundtable on Health and Human Services Benefits Enrollment Challenges and the DC Access System

November 29, 2023
Washington, DC - On Monday, December 4, 2023, Councilmember Christina Henderson is holding a joint oversight roundtable with the Committee on Health and the Committee on Housing to discuss why thousands of District residents’ public benefits applications are not being processed in a timely manner.
Read More