Despite being all but assured to win the Nov. 2 general election, D.C. Council Chairman Vince C. Gray is launching a final push to turn out supporters and win over skeptics who may not have supported him in the Sept. 14 Democratic primary for mayor.
D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) said Wednesday night he will not accept any cuts to the city's social services budget unless its also accompanied by a tax increase, perhaps even on wage-earners who make less than $100,000 a year.
Council member Kwame R. Brown (D-At large), who is expected to coast to a win Tuesday in the race for council chairman, took over one of the city's newest hot spots Wednesday night to celebrate his 40th birthday.
D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles is issuing a subpoena this evening to council member Harry Thomas Jr. (D-Ward 5) for documents related to his oversight of a nonprofit organization that is not registered with the Internal Revenue Service or in good standing with city regulators.
The Office of Campaign Finance will hold a closed-door hearing Wednesday to begin investigating complaints that the Write Fenty In campaign is illegally using Fenty 2010 yard signs. Wesley Williams, a spokesman for the Office of Campaign Finance, confirmed his office had received complaints so a hearing has been scheduled....
The Hotel Association of Washington, D.C., announced Tuesday that longtime president Emily Durso would step down at the end of November, leading to speculation that she's headed for a job in the administration of presumptive mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray. In the news release about her impending departure and the appointment...
Nikita R Stewart
| October 26, 2010; 12:40 PM ET |
Categories: Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray | Tags: Emily Durso; Vincent Gray; hotel association; destination dc; transition; administration
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