Posts Tagged ‘D.C. Republican Committee’

Mary Cheh Leaves No Doubt She’s Green

One year ago, the D.C. Republican Committee gave Ward 3 Councilmember Mary M. Cheh a hard time about her constituent newsletter. Chairman Bob Kabel and Executive Director Paul Craney jabbed the green-minded legislator for neglecting to note the publication's greenness.
"You recently mailed Ward 3 residents an unsolicited newsletter that failed to indicate if it [...]

D.C. Repubs Find Typo in Bag Bill

Local Republicans think they've scored a political gotcha on the bag tax.
A letter addressed to D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray points out that the bag-tax legislation that went into effect earlier this year seems to have made an error in defining what a "reusable" plastic bag is.
The error lies in the difference between a [...]

GOPers Use Bags to ‘Bag the Bag Tax’

So you're a fiscally conservative D.C. resident. You now have to pay a nickel a pop for your grocery bags. You hate having to feed a bloated, overreaching local government $.05 or more every time you go shopping. And you would never consider one of those hippy-dippy NPR totes.
The D.C. Republican Committee understands your quandary! [...]

D.C. GOP to Counter Whole Foods Protest

LL just took a call from Paul Craney, executive director of the D.C. Republican Committee, who says that his small but feisty band of partisans is not about to let the local liberal types protesting Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's free-market health care views go unchallenged.
Not directly, though. The following morning, Craney says, as many [...]

Repubs Not Pleased With Jim Graham’s ‘Obama Park’ Plan

Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham wants to name a small park at 14th and Girard Streets NW after President Barack Obama. "Barack Hussein Obama," to be precise.
Now comes Bob Kabel, chair of the D.C. Republican Committee, who has a suggestion for Graham: "If you feel the need to name a park in your Ward after [...]