Posts Tagged ‘David Catania’

The Needle: R.I.P. Rodent Kill

 
Bad Humor: Someone found a dead squirrel in Petworth holding an empty bottle of vodka and wearing a hat. Respect the dead, even rodents! -3
Two Party Fun: David Catania, an independent who says he's more Democratic than the Democrats, officially launched his campaign for mayor. That guarantees even more political fun after the crowded April [...]

District Line Daily: Politics Gone Wild

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Jeff Thompson, the financier of Vince Gray's 2010 mayoral shadow campaign, pleaded guilty Monday to [...]

District Line Daily: Open for Driving

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It's not on Google or Apple maps yet, but drivers looking for traffic relief downtown are [...]

Chatter: Reform School

What you said about what we said in our Aug. 30 issue
At-Large Councilmember David Catania’s failure to enact a battery of public education reforms earlier this year still haunts him, as Will Sommer reported in his Aug. 30 Loose Lips column. But to hear commenter drez tell it, Catania’s idea to weight school funding by [...]

District Line Daily: Good News for Gio Gonzalez

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Major League Baseball may be about to suspend players like Alex Rodriguez over connections to a [...]

District Line Daily: Shooting in Adams Morgan

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A cab driver was shot and killed this morning in Adams Morgan, with the suspects shooting [...]

District Line Daily: Orange and the Rats

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Councilmember Vincent Orange helped keep open a wholesale food store run by a campaign contributor, even [...]

District Line Daily: What a Year

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Decades from now, our descendants will think about 2012 and wonder: What did Kwame Brown mean [...]

A Council Worth Forgetting

The D.C. Council’s last meeting of its 19th legislative session will take place on Dec. 18, bringing to an end what longtime Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans once called “the worst council I’ve ever served on in my 20 years on the council.”
The session, which saw the resignation of two councilmembers, probably won’t be remembered [...]

The Needle: Embarrassment of Riches

The Low Cost of High Crimes: Prosecutors want disgraced chairman Kwame Brown to serve a whole six days in jail for felony bank fraud. But it gets better: Brown could serve his term on weekends. -5
Fund Feud: The D.C. Council and Mayor Vince Gray are at loggerheads over how to spend $23 million in extra [...]

District Line Daily: We Got It For Cheap

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Wearing a blue button-down shirt? You could be a serial killer. In this week's cover [...]

District Line Daily: Light Punishment for Dupont Sexual Assaulter

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Labor Day's upon us. But first, some serious news: Petula Dvorak points out that, even [...]

District Line Daily: Housing Hubbub

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Another week, another development in the Vince Gray campaign saga. The Post reports that Gray's [...]

The Needle: Stolen Hooters BMW Reappears

Beaming Beemer: The man who lent a strange couple his BMW at a Fairfax City Hooters last month has gotten his car back. Police found the car in Fairfax County, where it still had the laptop and engagement ring the owner had left in it. A strange story comes to a strange end.  +0
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Catania’s “Over the Counter” Birth Control Isn’t Actually Over the Counter

Last week, City Desk reported that At-Large Councilmember David Catania’s birth control bill—which is based on existing processes in Washington state and would allow women who need birth control to get a prescription from a pharmacist rather than a doctor—would increase access, but wasn’t likely to affect the price of contraceptives.
But there’s much more to [...]

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