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. aims for more international tourists after signs of pandemic recovery

International tourism still lags compared to pre-pandemic levels, though domestic tourism made a strong rebound in 2022.

August 29, 2023

D.C. to pay $5.1 million settlement after judge finds Second Amendment violations

A federal judge previously found that the city violated the Second Amendment rights of gun owners.

August 28, 2023

D.C.’s red-flag gun seizures are low. Officials hope to change that.

The D.C. attorney general is launching a public awareness campaign about the law that allows people to petition to have guns seized in domestic violence and other situations.

August 22, 2023

Republicans introduce bill to repeal D.C. Home Rule Act

The bill makes no effort to contemplate how Congress would return to administering D.C. local affairs, suggesting it's not serious, experts said.

August 15, 2023

D.C. Council member fears for the future of Ward 8’s only grocery store

The Giant on Alabama Avenue is the only major grocery store in the entire ward, serving more than 85,000 people.

August 11, 2023

D.C. officials outline scope of outside probe of Falcicchio allegations

The D.C. inspector general released a request for proposals this week to hire outside counsel to investigate sexual harassment allegations against John Falcicchio.

August 4, 2023

Help wanted in D.C.: How to finance a new stadium?

D.C. issued a request for proposals for a "sports study" that could help the city determine possible financing structures for a potential new RFK Stadium.

August 3, 2023

D.C. Council mixed in positions on RFK stadium, but backs new federal bill

Five council members expressed some level of openness to a stadium.

July 29, 2023

Comer introduces bill that could let D.C. turn RFK into Commanders home

The bipartisan legislation would allow for a stadium, commercial and residential developments, or recreational facilities on the roughly 142-acre site.

July 27, 2023

D.C. ranked-choice voting ballot initiative clears first hurdle

The initiative would also allow voters unaffiliated with a political party to participate in primary elections.

July 21, 2023