Posts Tagged ‘Board of Ethics’

Board of Ethics Reportedly Looking Into Jack Evans

The District's Board of Ethics and Government Accountability is looking into Ward 2 Councilmember and mayoral hopeful Jack Evans' actions in the handover of a city alley to George Washington University, the Associated Press reports.
In July, Evans, along with 11 other councilmembers, voted to close the alley so GWU could build student housing on it. The [...]

Board of Ethics Could Subpoena Inspector General Over Documents Fight

D.C. Inspector General Charles Willoughby is refusing to share evidence from investigations with the Board of Ethic and Government Accountability, board members complained at their meeting today. The bureaucratic turf war has gotten so bad that the board authorized its staff to subpoena the inspector general if he won't hand over documents.
BEGA is supposed to be able [...]

Judge to Jim Graham: You’re on Your Own, Jimbo

D.C. Superior Court Associate Judge Anthony Epstein told Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham this morning he'll be on his own next week when the D.C. Council votes on whether to reprimand Graham and strip him of oversight of the city's alcoholic beverage board.
Graham wanted Epstein to order the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability to [...]

Graham to Appeal Ethics Ruling

Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham announced today from the D.C. Council dais that his lawyers are headed shortly to the D.C. Court of Appeals to fight the recent scolding Graham received from the Board of Ethics and Accountability over his conduct on two expensive public contracts.
The announcement came as the Council was considering tweaks to the [...]