Posts Tagged ‘Neil Stanley’

Jilted Ward 4 Residents Aim to Make DYRS Group Homes A Campaign Issue

Because of nearby drug dealers, Ward 4 resident Melissa Quick doesn't let her daughter hang out in front of their Petworth home. Now, she's worries that their backyard won't be safe either. Quick thinks they could build an addition over the back of the house; her husband wants to get a Doberman pinscher.
The Quicks and dozens [...]

Gray: Council Full of Haters

Mayor Vince Gray just signed off from a mostly sleepy interview on Newstalk with Bruce DePuyt. The only real lively part of the interview was when DePuyt asked about Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry's hold up of city funds for security upgrades at the city's juvenile detention facility, New Beginnings. Gray expressed frustration with the [...]

Gray to Barry: Knock if Off

Mayor Vince Gray sent a letter to Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry today kindly asking him: what the shit is this?
Barry has long made it a habit of issuing disapproval resolutions, a legislative stalling tactic that any councilmember can do to put the breaks on all kinds of legislation and city functions. Most recently, Barry [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Throw the Bums Out Edition

A deliberative roundup of one city's local politics. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
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The Case Against Boards and Commissions

Watch: Team Thomas At Work

Good morning sweet readers! LL's no finance nerd, but even he can tell we're in [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Redistricting Blues Edition

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Medicaid Malpractice
Michelle Rhee's Fundraiser Married to Vince Gray's Campaign Aide
Sulaimon Brown Stands Down

Good morning sweet readers! It's Thursday, and you all know that means Washington City [...]

Robert Hildum Out (Again) At DYRS; Agency Gets New Interim Director

Robert Hildum is out again as DYRS' Interim Director. Hildum had announced his resignation last week. Almost Mayor Vincent Gray then asked him to stay on–apparently after Hildum had boxed up his stuff. Now, a few days later, Hildum is out again.
Today, Neil Stanley, DYRS' general counsel since 2008, has been brought in as DYRS' [...]

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