Meagan Flynn

Washington, D.C.

Education: Drake University, BAJMC in magazine journalism; BA in writing

Meagan Flynn covers D.C. government and politics on The Post's Metro team. She joined The Post in 2018 as a nocturnal Morning Mix reporter before covering Virginia and Maryland in Congress and on the campaign trail. She started her career in Houston, at the Houston Press and briefly the Chronicle, where she wrote about criminal justice and public policy.
Latest from Meagan Flynn

D.C. Council passed an emergency crime bill. Here’s what it would do.

The measure calls for more pretrial detention of adults and kids, and establishes new crimes.

July 12, 2023

D.C. Council passes emergency public safety legislation

The council voted in favor of the measure 12-1, though its chairman suggested the mayor needed to do more herself to combat rising crime.

July 11, 2023

D.C. mayor tries to shore up support for crime bill ahead of vote

Mayor Muriel E. Bowser urged lawmakers to pass emergency legislation that would stiffen some criminal laws, a day ahead of a scheduled vote.

July 10, 2023

Comer prepares legislation that could allow Commanders stadium at RFK

The House Oversight Committee chairman's RFK legislation could mark a major development in Mayor Muriel E. Bowser's push to bring the Commanders back to D.C.

July 6, 2023

As D.C. eyes Commanders, tension with the city’s other pro teams simmers

In recent months, representatives from Monumental and the Nationals have spoken with city officials about the funding of facilities improvements.

June 23, 2023

D.C. Council majority calls for 3rd-party investigation into ex-aide

The calls for a separate third-party probe into John Falcicchio come after a report from the Mayor’s Office of Legal Counsel said he sexually harassed a D.C. employee.

June 20, 2023

In Congress Heights, a retail village of homegrown entrepreneurs brings hope

The Retail Village at Sycamore and Oak in Congress Heights is a new incubator space for local entrepreneurs in the heart of one of D.C.'s most economically disadvantaged areas.

June 20, 2023

D.C.’s Black Broadway heyday recalled in plan for U Street development

A half-century after the decline of Black Broadway, a redevelopment plan seeks to reimagine the aging Reeves building and revitalize ties to the corridor’s history.

June 9, 2023

House GOP floats rewriting D.C.’s election laws in latest hearing

The hearing is part of heightened D.C. oversight House Republicans have launched this year.

June 7, 2023

D.C. Council caps rent hikes in rent-stabilized buildings amid inflation

D.C. will cap rent hikes in rent-stabilized buildings at 6 percent this year and 12 percent over two years, with lower caps for seniors and people with disabilities.

June 6, 2023