Posts Tagged ‘Barbara Lang’

A Man of No Convictions: Now Cleared, Gray Has Three Council Seats to Choose From

Gray’s best chance to return to the Council may be the Ward 7 seat.

Morning Links

House Democrats flip-flop on D.C. shutdown. [Post]
Charter school where officials allegedly siphoned funds lacked supplies for students. [Post]
D.C. Council committee approves David Catania's bill on social promotion in schools. [Post]
Police open new "tactical village" training facility. [NBC 4, Post]

CFO Natwar Gandhi upgrades city's revenue prediction. [Post]
House of Cards will get its motorcade after all. [Washingtonian]
Outgoing D.C. Chamber of Commerce head Barbara [...]

Gray Facing Another Showdown With Labor Over Board Pick

A few months ago, Mayor Vince Gray nominated his good pal Rod Woodson for the city's water board. Labor groups, unhappy with the Holland & Knight lobbyist's opposition to the city's First Source law, torpedoed that nomination in short order.
Now labor is gearing up to challenge the mayor's selection of another close friend for another board. Gray [...]

D.C. Chamber Defends Its Defense of Vince Gray

LL's forthcoming column takes a look at how Mayor Vince Gray is putting legal considerations before political ones by keeping quiet on the recent guilty pleas of some of his top campaign aides. Gray's lawyer says he's ordered the mayor to keep quiet, which may make for sound legal advice but is hardly reassuring to [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Malaise Factor Edition

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Biz Community Angry at Gray for Veto Surprise

The story of Mayor Vince Gray's decision to pocket veto the council's plans to delay implementation of a tax on interest earned on out-of-the-District municipal bonds continues to roll on.
Today the business community, or at least the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, and the Federal City Council, issued a statement [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Winners and Losers Edition

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Right Wing Darling Now Oversees D.C.
Photos: Gray Wins
Marion Barry Bustin' Loose With Eleanor Holmes Norton
Welcome Republican Overlords
Voting in [...]