Posts Tagged ‘Jim Graham’

New Law Could Ban Sidewalk Biking Beyond Downtown D.C.

But only on streets where a bike lane is available.

District Line Daily: The Great Divide

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The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design is expected to essentially dissolve [...]

District Line Daily: Bowser Ousts The Mayor

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Come 2015, Mayor Vince Gray will definitely not be the mayor of D.C. Ward 4 [...]

Who to Vote for (and Who Not to Vote for) in D.C.’s 2014 Democratic Primary

Another election, another set of would-be leaders who mostly seem determined to test just how willing District voters are to keep showing up and voting no matter how lousy their choices are.
What better explanation is there for the field that confronts D.C. Democrats? Four of 13 members of the D.C. Council are seeking the nomination [...]

District Line Daily: And Then There Were Two

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Two new mayoral polls released Tuesday show incumbent Vince Gray and Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel [...]

District Line Daily: Injudicious Judge

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The Board of Ethics and Government Accountability alleged Thursday that D.C.'s top official at the Office [...]

District Line Daily: Snow Day!

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D.C. is expected to see between three and six inches of snow during this morning's commute. [...]

Legislation Would Allow Non-Citizen, Permanent Residents to Vote in Local Elections

Councilmember David Grosso introduced legislation today that would allow foreign citizens who have permanent resident status to vote in local elections.
The bill would require green card holders to live in the District for at least 30 days prior to the election.
"Pot holes, community centers, playgrounds, minimum wage, taxes, supercans, snow removal, alley closings, alcohol license [...]

District Line Daily: Stayin’ Alive

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The District has scraped together an additional $400 million in reserve funds to keep the city [...]

Chatter: The Big Uneasy

What you said about what we said last week
Before H Street NE’s TruOrleans was shuttered this month for unpaid taxes, it built a rap sheet that included persistent neighbor complaints, lawsuits, citations by alcohol regulators, and one extended melee involving margaritas and an actual food fight. Jessica Sidman ran through the Cajun/Creole restaurant’s many woes in [...]

Eric Holder Isn’t the Only One Saying No

In certain corners of the Internet, a written response from Attorney General Eric Holder to Sen. Rand Paul—following the Kentucky Republican's filibuster last night over concerns related to the Obama administration's drone-warfare program—has already become a classic of the political-memo genre. However, Holder's letter is eerily similar to a number of missives recently obtained by Washington [...]

District Line Daily: Crabby Cabbies

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While Washington cab passengers wonder about the final uniform taxi scheme, the drivers are worried they'll have [...]

The Needle: Graham Slam

Ouch: The D.C. Council voted today to reprimand Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham, which meant Marion Barry had another opportunity to complain about his 2010 censure. But will Barry ever learn new Councilmember David Grosso's actual name? -2
Change It: Native American golfer Notah Begay says the Pigskins' name is "institutionalized degradation." +3

District Line Daily: Easy Being Green?

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Mayor Vince Gray will announce a big plan today make Washington the "greenest and most livable" city. [...]

District Line Daily: Pope Surprise

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Well, you can't accuse the Vatican of a Friday news dump. Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop [...]

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