Last night, Mayor Vince Gray took the stage with four D.C. business leaders to moderate a D.C. Chamber of Commerce panel titled "Digital City: Transforming DC into a Tech Capital." Chamber CEO Barbara Lang thanked Gray for his regular moderation of the panels—she said he moderated them as Council chairman, then asked to continue when [...]
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Speaking today at the Washington, D.C. Economic Partnership's annual development showcase, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Victor Hoskins delivered his usual refrain about how no one loves the District more than his boss, Mayor Vince Gray.
Judging from Gray's speech on the same stage, I'd say he's probably right. According to Gray, D.C. is [...]
Reiterating what his deputies said two days earlier, Mayor Vince Gray told a gathering of D.C. Week techies last night that the D.C. Council killed a controversial tech incentive measure out of a lack of understanding.
The proposal would have cut capital gains taxes by two-thirds for D.C. angel investors who back local startups. It was dropped [...]
Victor Hoskins will have you know that D.C. is hip.
"D.C. is a hip city," the deputy mayor for planning and economic development told a gathering of tech entrepreneurs at a DC Week 2012 panel yesterday. "I've been stunned at how excited my son and daughter are that I live in D.C."
He continued, "Everyone in this [...]