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D.C. Wire: December 20, 2009 - December 26, 2009

Nickles comments on Fenty's security detail

D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) has no plans to refund the cost of his security detail while on personal business, but the mayor spends less on his protection than previous mayors did, Attorney General Peter Nickles told council leaders today. Responding to a WTOP radio investigation that that found...

By Washington Post Editors  |  December 23, 2009; 5:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  City Finances , D.C. Council , Mayor Fenty , Tim Craig  
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Auditor takes issue with D.C. Council earmarks

A D.C. government audit has found that tens of millions of earmarks doled out by members of the D.C. Council during fiscal 2009 went to groups that owe back taxes, are not licensed to do business in the District or have other problems, according to the Washington Examiner, which...

By Washington Post Editors  |  December 21, 2009; 5:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  City Finances , City Life , D.C. Council , Marion Barry  
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