Posts Tagged ‘David Grosso’

Grosso Snubs Bowser Nominee

Grosso says nominee isn't ethical.

Council Blocks Controversial Jail Contract

Corizon lobbying can't push through contract

Jailhouse Block: Bowser’s First Real Fight With the D.C. Council

Muriel Bowser gets into her first real fight with the D.C. Council.

Bowser, Councilmembers Set to Clash Over Controversial Jail Contract

Bowser gives jail contract another shot

The D.C. Council’s Parking Scofflaws, Now on Instagram!

Members of the D.C. Council don't have to park legally, but that doesn't mean we can't take pictures.

Robert White Lands Another Councilmember’s Endorsement

At-Large Councilmember David Grosso backs Robert White this fall (not Elissa Silverman, who he'd endorsed last year).

Former Michael Brown Treasurer Charged With Blowing Campaign Fund on Jet-Setting

It's been a week of highs and lows for disgraced former D.C. Councilmember Michael A. Brown. Already humiliated last year after taking bribes in sports team merchandise, he saw shadow campaign maestro Jeff Thompson drag his name through the mud a little more this Monday as he described Brown taking a $200,000 payoff to drop out of the 2006 [...]

The D.C. Council Wants an Independent Ethics Agency, Except When It Doesn’t

When the District’s Board of Ethics and Government Accountability released an opinion on how the D.C. Council provides constituent service last August, At-Large Councilmember David Grosso was pleased. He even sent them a thank-you note. (Get this guy some hobbies, LL says.)
But when Grosso went to a Council breakfast the next month where the new [...]

Morning Links

David Grosso: time for fire chief Kenneth Ellerbe to step down after Cecil Mills' death. [Statter911]
Public pot-smoking provision could hamper decriminalization bill [Times, LL, WAMU]
Vince Gray leads rivals in mayoral fundraising, lags in cash on hand [LL]
More than 40 percent of mayoral campaign donations come from outside of D.C. [WAMU]
"Andy [Shallal] can make a good city great. You dig?" [...]

Morning Links

Tommy Wells takes reporters to Maryland hotel housing D.C. homeless families. [Post]
Gray spokesman calls Wells' event a "shameless political stunt." [WAMU]
David Grosso backs challenger to Jim Graham. [LL, Post]
D.C. unemployment rate hits 8.1 percent. [WTOP, Post]
Fire department investigating man's death in front of fire station. [WJLA]
Post ed board: what to do with embattled Options Public Charter School? [Post]
Officials "break ground" on [...]