Posts Tagged ‘harry thomas sr.’

Morning Links

Council starts mammoth hearing on minimum wage and paid sick day bills. [WAMU, 
First mayoral debate set for next month. [DC Bar]
City hands out $2.1 million in small business grants. [Housing Complex]
Federal City Council takes up Anacostia River clean-up. [Post]
Witnesses at Height Act hearing love the Height Act just as it is. [Housing Complex, WAMU]
Cabbies rush [...]

McDuffie Preaches Unity, Thanks HTJ

New Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie pledged to be a uniter and not a divider at a breakfast held in his honor this morning at Israel Baptist Church. No kidding! His speech included a shout-out to his disgraced predecessor, Harry Thomas Jr.
“I’m going to work hard to bridge the gaps between communities that have felt [...]

In Ward 5, Big Shoes to Fill?

These elections, they never end! On Tuesday, Ward 5 voters will pick a replacement for convicted felon Harry Thomas Jr., who was recently sentenced to more than three years in prison for stealing public funds.
Ward 5, long the backbone of the District’s black middle class, hasn’t seen such a wide-open race for its council seat [...]

Running in Place

If you have amazing hearing and listenclosely, you just might be able to detect the pitter-patter of potential political candidates, jockeying ever so carefully for position in the event of a special election to replace embattled Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.
Thomas, as LL hopes all of his readers are aware, recently agreed to pay [...]