Posts Tagged ‘Bruce Bereano’

Yvette Alexander Throws a Deep-Pocketed Fundraiser for Gray

Heads up to city bigwigs hoping to hop aboard the Vince Gray Reelection Train: you'll want to get your checkbooks ready for Jan. 29. That's the day Ward 7 Councilmember and Gray backer Yvette Alexander is throwing a fundraiser for for the mayor, themed around his shutdown policy that "everyone is essential."
Of course, for a campaign that's reportedly trying [...]

Cheh Bill Would Ban Teenagers From Using Tanning Beds

There soon might be fewer teenage John Boehner look-a-likes walking around the District, thanks to legislation proposed by Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh that would ban all minors from using tanning beds.
The bill, introduced on Tuesday, would raise the minimum age for tanning beds from 14 to 18. Under the District's current law, teenagers older [...]

Jeff Thompson Part of Small Group That Gave to Gray’s Cousin

Jeff Thompson, the D.C. Medicaid contractor who allegedly funded a $650,000 illegal shadow campaign and gave more than $40,000 in straw donations to help get Vince Gray elected mayor in 2010, was part of a small group of Gray associates who donated to a Maryland campaign by the mayor's cousin.
In late 2007, Maryland Del. Jim [...]

Gas Bill Not Dead, Says Cheh

A bill aimed at breaking up an alleged gas-station monopoly appears alive after all. Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh's "Retail Service Station Amendment Act of 2011," which is aimed at preventing gas magnate Eyob “Joe” Mamo from being both a gas wholesaler and the owner of nearly half the city's gas stations, is on the [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Quick and Dirty Edition

A deliberative roundup of one city's local politics. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
Good afternoon sweet readers! This roundup will be quick and dirty, much like LL's career as a plumber. News time:

Cabriding citizens of the District, [...]

Loose Lips Daily: One More Day Edition

As much local politics as humanly possible. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
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Bill Slover Goes After Fenty

Good morning sweet readers! Can you believe it, only one more [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Sex in the City Edition

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The Rhee Factor in Real Estate
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Good morning, sweet readers! Mayor Adrian Fenty took his apology tour to Washington City Paper [...]

The Curious History of Bruce Bereano

Sometimes when you’re constructing a profile of a political figure, you end up with too much material, great quotes and stories that there’s no room to use. In last week’s profile of D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray’s mayoral candidacy, there was plenty that sat unused, from how Gray’s deliberative, process-oriented nature extends down to prom-dress [...]

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