Posts Tagged ‘Sharon Wise’

Vincent Gray Dropped From Whistleblower’s Lawsuit Against Marion Barry

Some good news out of the courts for mayoral candidate (and D.C. Council Chairman) Vincent Gray—he's no longer named in a lawsuit against Councilmember Marion Barry.

Whistleblower Sharon Wise came forward some time ago to expose the shady dealings that took place when Barry secured earmark money and sent it to nonprofit groups [...]

Report: Barry Solicited Sexual Favors From Nonprofit Worker

Sharon Wise's tenure as the project manager for two of Councilmember Marion S. Barry Jr.'s fishy nonprofits, Clean and Sober Inc. and the Ward 8 Youth Leadership Council, was at best a rocky one. Wise's contract was terminated after she complained that Barry and his staffer Brenda Richardson were using the earmarked funds improperly. Wise [...]

Catania Abruptly Cancels Hearing on Barry Earmarks

This afternoon, LL and other reporters hoping to follow his Friday scoop showed up to a Wilson Building hearing room to hear testimony on grants earmarked last year by Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry.
We were all disappointed.
At-Large Councilmember David A. Catania, who called the hearing to examine the role of "fiscal agents" in administering Department [...]