Posts Tagged ‘Neil Albert’

LL Campaign Finance Round-Up: Everything Else

You've seen the hauls from last night's mayoral campaign disclosures. Here's what's going on money-wise further down the ballot.
Ward 1
Brianne Nadeau
Raised: $21,980.14. Spent: $10,592.32. Cash on hand: $46,163.86.
With eight months until the Democratic primary (or ten, if it's moved to June), Ward 1 incumbent Jim Graham still hasn't declared whether he's running again. Ward 1 candidate Brianne Nadeau, on [...]

Mayoral Candidate Christian Carter Accused of Stiffing Subcontractor

Most District politicians wait until they're in office to be accused of stealing city money. But not Christian Carter, the 30-year-old city contractor who announced his run for mayor last week. Carter's campaign kick-off Saturday had some unlikely crashers: District officials.
The payment dispute centers on the 2014 Children's Budget Report, which Carter's New Columbia Enterprises [...]

Payback is a Hitch

Elections have consequences. For Keith Forney, the 2010 election had $703,083 worth of consequences, to be precise.
Forney was the general contractor who built the Deanwood Recreation Center, a glitzy 63,000-square-foot behemoth that boasts a swimming pool, basketball gym, and library. The center, completed in midsummer 2010, was one of the crown jewels of Mayor Adrian [...]

Red Flags

One is a high-ranking executive with a French transportation company that failed to win a District contract but may be hungry for redemption. The other is a developer promoting a giant big-box complex in a sparsely populated outskirt of the city. Both senior members of the Marion Barry administration, they teamed up to advise Mayor [...]

Former Parks Director Scolded by IG

Ximena Hartsock, the former acting director of the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation, lied on her I-9 form about her home address and improperly hired a close friend while "living rent-free" in the friend's basement, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General.
Hartsock was at the epicenter of an ugly confirmation [...]

Loose Lips Daily: A Team of Cabinets Edition

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Democratic State Committee Cat Fight!

Good morning sweet readers! One good thing about TSA full-body scanners: [...]

Another Fenty Campaign Worker Gets City Job Despite Hiring Freeze

Uh-oh! LL has found another former campaign worker for Still Mayor Adrian Fenty's failed re-election bid  who just landed a city job—despite a hiring freeze.
LL's already spilled ink (and bytes) on former Fenty campaign aides who got jobs working for the District just before Fenty ordered a freeze in promotions and hirings to deal with [...]

Loose Lips Daily: We Can Report Too! Edition

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Union Yes! For David Wilmot's Nonprofit

Good morning sweet readers! It's Thursday, which means it's column day. This week, [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Angry Black Straw Voters Edition

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Shoulda Been a Cowboy
Undecided
Boring Phil; Fashion Kwame
Gray’s Afghan Pen-Pal Returns the Love

Good morning, sweet readers! LL had a good laugh reading Dave McKenna's column in this week's [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Endorsement Edition

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Introducing Signspotter
Some People Say Gray's Ads are Goofy
Your Frame Is Illegal, Get Over It

Good morning sweet readers! LL suffered from first-smartphone-itis this weekend after his new iPhone [...]

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