Posts Tagged ‘Deborah Simmons’

Morning Links

District could pull from the rainy day fund if the federal government shuts down. [Post]
Less dramatic shutdown plan disappoints Post columnist. [Post]
Keith Forney, last in the news giving money to Marion Barry at a strip club, is protesting a city contract. [WBJ]
Some cabbies could have more time to install credit card meters. [City Desk, WAMU]
Half of DCPS principals don't reach [...]

Morning Links

In Nikita Stewart opus on Jeff Thompson, one anonymous source has the former D.C. contractor offering Vince Gray an off-the-books campaign loan. [Post]
Kenyan McDuffie will lead committee on potential sanctions for Marion Barry. [Times]
Elimination of parking minimums dropped from zoning update. [Housing Complex]
Victor Hoskins living wage bill has deterred three other larger retailers from coming to D.C. [...]

Morning Links

Post ed board wants D.C. Council action on Marion Barry's gifts from city contractors. [Post]
Accounting firm once run by Jeff Thompson accuses him of running straw donor scheme with company money. [Post, LL]
Times' Deborah Simmons: Don't spend money on statehood lobbying, spend it on...a ramp over New York Avenue? [Times]
Jonetta Rose Barras' first column in [...]

HTJ Says Goodbye to Times

The Washington Times' Deborah Simmons gets the exclusive goodbye interview with disgraced former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr., who Simmons says will be on a noontime flight today en route to his final destination at a federal prison in Alabama.
Thomas pleaded guilty earlier this year to stealing more than $350,000 in city funds. He's [...]

Loose Lips Daily: More D.C. Council Arrests and Budget Cuts Edition

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Loose Lips Daily: Cat Fight Edition

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Gray Transition Director a Low-Budget Movie Star
Breaking: Peter Nickles Suing Don Peebles

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