Posts Tagged ‘five-year-economic development strategy’

The Five-Year Itch

It’s 9 a.m., and you’re running late. You check your email on your phone, which is connected to D.C.’s citywide WiFi. Nothing but spam from the city government, including a photo of President Marco Rubio at Ben’s Out Back—really, this campaign to publicize celebrity visits to D.C. haunts has gone too far. You wish the [...]

D.C. Is Weird, in Charts

Mayor Vince Gray opened his presentation of his administration's new five-year economic development strategy yesterday with a word of enthusiasm to his audience: "I think you'll be absolutely thrilled. I mean, look at all these charts!"
Indeed. The 112-page report is full of intriguing ideas—District-wide Wi-Fi! the largest technology center on the east coast! loads of Chinese [...]

Mayor Unveils Five-Year Economic Development Strategy

Speaking this morning against a backdrop of construction on the CityMarket at O site in Shaw, Mayor Vince Gray laid out his ambitious five-year plan to bring jobs and economic growth to the city.
"This is our first-ever economic development strategy," Gray said proudly, "which has emanated in part from our relationships with universities and the [...]

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