Posts Tagged ‘A. Scott Bolden’

Medical Bills

It’s the end of an era: The lucrative forays by a handful of politically connected lobbyists and businessmen into providing healthcare for the District’s poor and most vulnerable are coming to a close.
On Monday, city officials announced that they were close to selling Chartered Health Plan, a Medicaid managed care organization that serves 110,000 low-income [...]

Jeff Thompson’s Property Sell-Off

Jeff Thompson, the D.C. Medicaid contractor and campaign contributor whose home and office was raided in March by the feds in connection with their investigations into campaign finance issues, has been quietly unloading several pieces of his District real estate portfolio during the last several months.
Just after Christmas last year, Euclid Street Partners, an LLC [...]

Lobbyist David Wilmot Selling Group Homes

David Wilmot, one of the District's best-connected lobbyists, is getting out of the group home business that has caused him so much bad press.
Wilmot said today at a council hearing that he's "winding down" Individual Development Inc., the non-profit, publicly funded organization that runs several group homes for the District's developmentally disabled. "We're going out [...]

Old School Pols to Headline Good Government Fundraiser

The old crew is getting back together! Former Mayor Anthony Williams, former D.C. Council Chairwoman Linda Cropp, former At-Large Councilmember Bill Lightfoot and former Ward 6 Councilmember Sharon Ambrose are headlining a fundraiser tomorrow for the D.C. Leadership Development Council, a new nonprofit whose aim is to "prepare ethical, knowledgeable candidates for local offices."
Ambrose says [...]

Thomas Staffer’s Emails: Show Me the Money

Attorney A. Scott Bolden broke some news on Newstalk last Friday by divulging that he's now representing Neil Rodgers, a former aide to embattled Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.
Bolden said Rodgers isn't a target of the feds, but a "witness" in a "broad" investigation. Bolden also said the feds have been asking questions about [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Fresh Eyes Edition

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Gray Reset Now Official
Wanted: Bingo Chat Moderator
RIP: Nadine Winter

Good morning sweet readers! A certain Examiner reporter is moving to Albany to work for NYC Mayor [...]

Gray Administration Eyeing New Deputy Chief of Staff

Mayor Vince Gray is considering veteran national political consultant Andrea Pringle as a new deputy chief of staff, according to multiple Wilson Building sources. Pringle confirms she's been in talks with the Gray team.
Rumor is part of Pringle's potential new gig would be overseeing the mayor's communications shop, which would make sense given that Pringle [...]

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Ted Loza Sings Like a Bird
DYRS Boss Wonders if Absconders Shouldn't be Picked Up At Slower Pace
Update on [...]

Union Yes! for David Wilmot’s Nonprofit

Anybody remember Individual Development Inc., a nonprofit that operates 11 group homes for D.C.'s developmentally disabled residents and whose officers are some of the city's most politically connected lawyers: David Wilmot, Fred Cooke Jr., and A. Scott Bolden?
Brief back story: Last year, Attorney General Peter Nickles, citing safety concerns at two group homes run by [...]

How Do You Say “Failed Mountain Climber” in Swahili?

LL missed this item from the gals at the Reliable Source this morning about the president of LL's fan club/superlawyer/failed D.C. Council candidate A. Scott Bolden, failing to reach the summit of Africa's Mt. Kilimanjaro.
But after a few days of climbing, he took ill in the thin air of base camp. Bolden was determined [...]