House Republicans unveiled a plan Thursday to reduce government spending by $32 billion over the next several months, and delivered fresh evidence that they intend to cut the District's budget in the process.
Beatriz "BB" Otero, founder and chief executive of CentroNia, a multicultural learning center in Columbia Heights, will oversee a cluster of agencies as the new deputy mayor for health and human services, according to two sources with knowledge of the appointment.
President Bill Clinton's former political director will be chairing Bryan Weaver's campaign for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council, the Weaver campaign announced today. Minyon Moore, who served in the Clinton White House from 1997 through 2000, will oversee Weaver's fundraising and campaign strategy heading into the April 26 special election.
Several weeks after then-Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) and the D.C. Council, led by then-Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray (D) scrambled to close a budget gap for fiscal 2011, Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi announced Tuesday that an annual audit shows a $3.4 million surplus in local funds in...
Under the proposal by Council member Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), which was co-sponsored by eight council members, Pepco would have to pay "reasonable hotel costs" to accommodate a resident if the power goes out when its less than 32 degrees in the winter or higher than 95 degrees in the summer.
Several potential Democratic candidates in seeking the D.C. Council seat currently filled by interim member Sekou Biddle are rebelling against the local Democratic Party, accusing it of unfairly trying to anoint Biddle as the leading candidate in the April 26 special election.