Posts Tagged ‘Mary Cheh’

Minority Report: Proposed School for Black and Latino Boys Faces Potential Title IX Challenge

Councilmember Mary Cheh went public with her objections to the plan.

DDOT Won’t Commit to New Streetcar Deadline

Who knows when this thing will get going?

Mary Cheh Puts District, Metro on Blast After Snowstorm

Cheh snows in transit agencies.

The Loosies: The Best, Worst, and Weirdest in D.C. Politics in 2014

LL hands out D.C.’s most coveted holiday presents.

Traffic Jam: After New Driver’s License Law, Undocumented Immigrants Faced Long Wait

The law passed. Then the wait started.

Vote Like This: Washington City Paper’s 2014 General Election Endorsements

Who to pick for mayor, D.C. Council, and attorney general—plus, legalize it.

Cheh: Obama’s Mayoral Endorsement for Bowser Is “Peculiar”

The Ward 3 councilmember wishes the president would be more involved on the District's behalf.

Mary Cheh, Comedienne

Lawsuits aside, the D.C. Council is two weeks away from its first budget vote of the year. That means it's time for the Council's annual laff extravaganza, a humorous list of budget suggestions from Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh.
This year, the councilmember-turned-insult comic turns her wit on targets including the convenient timing of shadow campaign financier Jeff Thompson's guilty plea:
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Morning Links

D.C. police HQ is in such bad shape that Chief Cathy Lanier fears the ceiling will fall on important items. [WBJ]
The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs wants to spend $4 million on a TurboTax-style website. [WBJ]
Mary Cheh bill would make challenging tickets easier. [WAMU]
Lawyers back D.C. Council in budget autonomy lawsuit. [Legal Times]
Ron Moten talks violence after zoo [...]

It’s Official: Attorney General Election Will Be in 2018

Well, that's that. The effort to hold the District's first attorney general election in 2014 per a successful 2010 ballot initiative is over, and the election will be held in 2018.
After stumbling along in an unsuccessful legal fight, the 2014 election's last hope lay in legislation moving the vote to later this year. Now that's done too, [...]