Posts Tagged ‘unemployment’

VO’s Son Caught Double Dipping Unemployment Bennies

At-Large Councilmember Vincent Orange’s son was improperly paid about $8,000 in D.C. unemployment benefits while working for a city contractor last year, according to several officials.
For most of the second half of 2011, Vincent Orange Jr. received regular unemployment checks from the D.C. Department of Employment Services, officials say. At the same time, he was [...]

The Undecided: Night Moves Edition

September 8: Moten Mouths Off

Today’s Event: Ron Moten really needs to shut up. Or Mayor Adrian Fenty needs to cut him from the campaign as it's unofficial message man. In a Washington Times piece on how the candidates addressed the District's high unemployment rate, Moten stated that the mayor has assisted ex-offenders get into GED [...]