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Tap Water at the Inauguration


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What if a bipartisan team of the nation’s top leaders chose a joyful and significant occasion to express their support for public water systems across the country? That’s what George Hawkins and DC Water asked the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies to do, after the committee’s head announced a plan to bring in expensive

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Hurricane Irene


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Today, George took part in Mayor Gray’s briefing about hurricane preparedness in anticipation of Irene’s arrival this weekend. D.C. area readies for Hurricane Irene recovery efforts (DC Examiner, 08/27/2011) D.C.’s “Most Unusual Week” Continues (WRC-TV, 08/26/2011) Gray says D.C. is ‘as ready as we can be’ for Irene (Washington Times, 08/26/2011) State-by-state developments related to

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Letter to Speaker


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Upon hearing the news that new House Speaker John Boehner wished to cut his chamber’s operating budget, George suggested that $760,000 of bottled water every year might be a good place to start. 2011.01.06 Letter Re Bottled Water Budget cuts are all in the water (CNN, 01/07/2011) DC Water asks Congress to give up the

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