Posts Tagged ‘Jim Graham’

District Line Daily: Afternoon Delight

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Happy Friday, readers. If you like snow, wait for the afternoon. Until then, it's just sludge [...]

District Line Daily: Pay Up, Google

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Earlier this month, the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue named Google on a list of [...]

District Line Daily: Red Top Meters Killed

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In some late-breaking news Friday, a driver for sedan service Uber was accused on a neighborhood [...]

District Line Daily: Liz

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Should District taxpayers pony up $1,500 for Councilmember Jim Graham to remember Elizabeth Taylor? Graham says [...]

District Line Daily: Train in Vain

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How's this for a Metro trip: Maryland riders on the Green Line Monday found themselves dropped [...]

District Line Daily: Rhode Island Land Rush

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H Street NE is over. The hot new gold rush for area developers is on Rhode Island [...]

District Line Daily: Camera Fines Change

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Did you read last week's great cover story by Lindsay Zoladz about Emily White, the [...]

District Line Daily: Nats’ Next Last Chance

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Leading into tonight's do-or-die Nationals game, a reflection on Jayson Werth's game-winner last night.

LEADING [...]

Anti-Flyering Bill “Stupid,” Says Go-Go Impresario

Is the end nigh for the city's street teams? Councilmember Jim Graham's anti-littering bill, introduced in the D.C. Council yesterday, would outlaw one of promoters' chief tactics: putting flyers on cars.
"I think that's stupid," says Ward 7 Council candidate Ronald Moten, a man who, because of his former job as a go-go promoter, knows a [...]

Uber Makes Gains on Sedan Regulations, While Competitor Hailo Plays Nice

After today's Council hearing on cab and sedan regulations, it seems like Uber and the D.C. Council might finally stop fighting. That's good news for Uber, because incoming competitor Hailo is more than happy to work with the Council if Uber won't.
"We are committed to working with the City Council, the D.C. Taxi Cab Commission, [...]

The Needle: Warrior Lawyer

Attorney Attacks: Councilmember Michael Brown may have secured his place on the ballot, but can he withstand attacks from Baltimore "warrior lawyer" J. Wyndel Gordon? Gordon, who is representing Brown's ex-treasurer, says he wouldn't be surprised if Brown was taking money from his campaign. +3
Spending Spree to Slow: LivingSocial, Washington's homegrown daily deals site, will [...]

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District Line Daily: Private Streetcars

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Good morning! The District is considering privatizing portions of the streetcar line.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

Coming [...]

Kwame Brown Offers Booze Compromise

The Examiner reports that the D.C. Council is considering a compromise on later bar hours. Previously, Mayor Vince Gray floated a proposal that would allow bars to stay open an hour later. That set off a lot of grousing from Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham, who suggested a higher tax on booze instead. Now Council [...]

Graham Reverses On Sunday Liquor Sales

Despite what he said last week, Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham is not going to support allowing Sunday liquor sales after all, Mike DeBonis reports in the Post:
Graham said that rather than use the Sunday sales revenue to help defeat Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s proposal to extend late-night bar hours, he would instead opt for an increase [...]

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