Posts Tagged ‘Ronald Moten’

Ron Moten Is Still Out There

Back in October, Ron Moten seemed to be sounding a warning: Après Moten, Le Déluge. After Moten, the flood.
That was when, after years of getting ample funding from the administrations of Mayor Anthony Williams and Mayor Adrian Fenty, it was apparent money would be drying up for Peaceoholics, the anti-gang group [...]

Phil Mendelson Gets An Earful at Ward 8 Public Safety Forum

The crowd outside Covenant Baptist Church in Congress Heights last night seemed none too friendly toward Councilmember Phil Mendelson, organizer of the evening's community meeting on public safety.
Clark Ray, who is challenging Mendelson for his at-large council seat, and his campaign team greeted all of the meeting's attendees with a targeted flier: "Another election year meeting in Ward [...]

Morning Roundup: The Giant Pulsating Cube of Premium Entertainment Edition

Some marvelous corporation has dropped a gigantic cube into the heart of Adams Morgan. Sadly, it has not landed on and crushed anyone I dislike. But perhaps it indicates great entertainment to come for people who pay to watch TV. In America, there is always hope.
Hey! It's Thursday! Pick up our paper. It has [...]

D.C. Council Riled Over TV Airing of Fire Truck Testimony

The fishy fire truck testimony delivered last Thursday by Peaceoholics co-founder Ronald Moten before the D.C. Council was plenty dramatic, but the drama apparently did not end with the pound of the gavel.
Since then, a classic council-executive scuffle has broken out over broadcasts of the proceeding on city cable, with allegations flying that Mayor Adrian [...]

Mayoral Official, Friend Implicated at Council Fire Truck Proceeding

The D.C. Council saw one of the livelier proceedings in recent memory this morning, when Peaceoholics co-founder Ronald Moten appeared before councilmembers Mary Cheh and Phil Mendelson in connection with their investigation into the donation of used city emergency equipment to the Dominican Republic.
The proceeding wasn't hearing, exactly, but an open deposition. Moten had originally [...]

City Lawyers Ejected From Fishy Fire Truck Depositions

Wee bit of Friday drama down at the John A. Wilson Building.
Today, three players in the fishy fire truck scandal—Deputy Fire Chief Ronald Gill, Robin Booth of the Office of Property Management Contracting and Procurement, and Peaceoholics chief Ronald Moten—are scheduled to give private testimony in a D.C. Council probe being jointly led by Councilmembers [...]