Posts Tagged ‘mayor vince gray’

Rep. Thomas Massie Says He Wants To Show His Kentucky Constituents He’s Pro-Gun

Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky figures Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will likely block the amendment he tacked onto an appropriations bill to decimate D.C.'s gun laws once it gets out of the House. But Massie opted to introduce it anyway. After all, he says, his constituents elected him as a pro-Second Amendment candidate, and he needs [...]

District Line Daily: Do Ya Feel Lucky, Punks?

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D.C. almost lost its Fort Reno concert series this summer. Our latest cover story looks [...]

Report: D.C. HIV and AIDS Cases Decline in 2012

The number of new HIV cases in the District continues to decline while the number of people with HIV are living longer, according to a new D.C. Department of Health report, which looks at the state of HIV and other diseases considered to be epidemics in the District in 2012. At a press conference today, Mayor Vince Gray hailed [...]

Wilson Principal Talks About Coming Out in Front of His Students

The principal of Wilson High School came out Wednesday in front of the entire student body during the school's Pride Day celebration. With Mayor Vince Gray and At-Large Councilmember David Catania by his side, Principal Pete Cahall's hands shook as he read his prepared remarks, telling the student body that, at 50, he was proudly coming out as [...]

Wilson High Principal Comes Out At School’s Pride Day Event

Wilson High School's principal announced he is gay at the school's Pride Day event today. Principal Pete Cahall said his students inspired him to come out after hiding in the "shadows for the last 50 years," according to the Washington Post.
Mayor Vince Gray and Councilmember David Catania, the Council's first openly gay member, were on stage as Cahall made the announcement. Catania [...]

District Line Daily: Streetcar Battles

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Ahead of today's Council budget vote, Council Chairman Phil Mendelson is proposing to modify the streetcar [...]

Since U Bin Gone: How D.C.’s Trashcan Pickup Went Awry

Last week, a Shaw resident came up with a rather feudal solution to a modern Washington problem: She appealed to the nearest Prince.
For more than a month, old garbage bins had languished on a corner of the 1600 block of 4th Street NW. Like neighborhoods across the city, Shaw had received new 32-gallon trash cans and [...]

The Trash Can Removal Blitz Starts Saturday

The Department of Public Works is launching a trash and recycling bin "removal blitz" this Saturday. The announcement follows some seriously bad press for the District government, which has lagged in its removal of bins across the city.
Every D.C. household received bigger recycling bins and new trash bins this year. The new bins came with [...]

D.C.’s Assessment Says Sustainability Plan Is Off to a Good Start

In the past year, 100 D.C. police cruisers were equipped with anti-idling devices, slashing idling time by 60 percent in these vehicles, Mayor Vince Gray wrote in Sustainable DC's first year progress report, released today.
That's the kind of stuff in both the report and the plan. The ambitious and broad Sustainable DC plan, which specifically aims to make [...]

District Line Daily: D.C. Family Feud

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The D.C. Council sued the mayor for the first time in a decade Thursday, challenging the [...]

District Line Daily: Lessons From the Death of Michael Kingsbury

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The Metropolitan Police Department has changed some of its search procedures following its failed search last July for [...]

District Line Daily: Gray’s Budget Crunch

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Mayor Vince Gray kicked off his tenure as a lame-duck mayor Monday by sparring with councilmembers [...]

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 [...]

Vince Gray Hearts Millennials

Mayor Vince Gray made Millennial Week an official thing today, which means this farcical celebration honoring the accomplishments of 20- and early-30-somethings officially now has the support of a 71-year old chief executive.
"Whereas, according to the United States Census, Millennials are the largest generation in the history of the United States and Washington DC is the [...]

District Line Daily: The Politics Issue

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Washington City Paper's Politics Issue is online and on stands today. Read it to see [...]

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