Posts Tagged ‘veto’

Vince Gray Vetoes Budget, Override Vote Set for Monday

The D.C. Council didn't show much deference for lame duck Mayor Vince Gray in its latest budget, but Gray isn't giving up easily. In a letter today to Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, Gray says that he'll veto one of Mendelson's budget bills and use a line-item veto to restore streetcar funding in another.
In a letter to Mendelson, embedded [...]

Biz Community to Mayor: Veto the CBE Bill

The city's business community—or at least its main lobbying groups, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, the D.C. Building Industry Association, the local chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors, the Greater Washington Board of Trade and the Hotel Association of Washington—is asking Mayor Vince Gray to veto new legislation aimed at tightening up regulations of [...]