Questions remain about whether developer VMP ever
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One year after it settled a whistleblower suit over its meal contractor
“We witnessed inefficiencies and waste including equipment that we were told had been broken for a year or longer.”
Mills is trying to recover what he claims is his lawful share of a multimillion dollar settlement resulting from his lawsuit against school food vendor Chartwells.
A 52-page report raises serious questions about whether the Mayor’s Office of Returning Citizen Affairs is up to the task of helping ex-offenders.
Chartwells' withdrawal follows a $19.4 million settlement last month of a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former DCPS food services director.
David Grosso is trying to persuade D.C. lawmakers who have opposed renewing a $32 million food services contract with Chartwells/Thompson Hospitality to withdraw their opposition.
In 2011 and 2012, D.C. improperly diverted $37.9 million from workers' comp to the city’s general budget.
At a hearing last week, city officials acknowledged some serious problems exposed by earlier City Paper reporting.
High-end strip club Stadium Club could lose its ability to operate under the zoning rules for its location, after the D.C. Court of Appeals vacated the club's status as a non-"Sexually Oriented Business Establishment" and sent it back to the Board of Zoning Adjustment to reevaluate.
A sexually oriented business wouldn't be permitted in the commercial [...]
Reacting to complaints from injured workers, a judicial review board at the D.C. Department of Employment Services in April ordered new hearings in six cases decided by an administrative law judge who practiced for 16 years without a bar license.
But when workers already before the D.C. Court of Appeals challenged decisions by that same judge, [...]
A D.C. Superior Court jury on Monday found that the nonprofit group Miracle Hands, Inc., and its executive director, Cornell Jones, improperly diverted grant funds intended for the District's HIV/AIDS program. The city has alleged the money went to pay for renovations at a former warehouse at 2127 Queens Chapel Road NE, the home of the [...]
When Margo the now-famous cockapoo was stolen from her home near 14th and D streets NE last Thursday, no one could have imagined she had something in common with her captor: They both were fitted with electronic devices to track their whereabouts.
While Margo has an embedded microchip in case she is lost or stolen, the [...]