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D.C. Wire Archive: Mike DeBonis

D.C. financial report reveals surplus, ongoing management issues

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...

By Nikita Stewart and Mike DeBonis  | February 1, 2011; 6:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Budget, Mike DeBonis, Natwar Gandhi, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray  
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Biddle sworn in as newest D.C. Council member

Sekou Biddle was sworn in Friday as a D.C. Council member, less than 24 hours after prevailing in a close vote among Democratic party activists.

By Mike DeBonis  | January 7, 2011; 5:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C. Council, Jim Graham, Kwame Brown, Mike DeBonis, Sekou Biddle, Vincent C. Gray  
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Former Kaine aide to run D.C. Health Care Finance Agency

Wayne Turnage, former chief of staff to Gov. Timothy M. Kaine (D), will be named head of the D.C. Health Care Finance Agency, according to sources close to Kaine and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.

By Washington Post Editors  | January 6, 2011; 12:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  D.C. Employees, Mike DeBonis, Vincent C. Gray  
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'Phil' Graham sworn in as Council member

As D.C. Council members lined up to be sworn in this morning, one encountered a hiccup. U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler had a bit of trouble with the name of member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), who is beginning his fourth term. Kessler, who had previously sworn in Council member...

By Michael DeBonis  | January 2, 2011; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  2010 District Election, D.C. Council, Jim Graham, Mike DeBonis  
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Gray kicks off inauguration day with inclusive prayer service

Mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray started his inauguration day Sunday with a prayer service attended by several hundred well-wishers and supporters. The Rev. Dr. Henry Y. White of Brown Memorial AME Church led the service, which featured Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu leaders, as well as a gospel choir. "Thank you...

By Michael DeBonis  | January 2, 2011; 9:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Marion Barry, Mike DeBonis, Vincent C. Gray  
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Fenty write-in voters: Please don't stamp electronic voting screens

Supporters of a write-in campaign for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, aiming to make the process as simple as possible, have made ink stamps bearing Fenty's name, which voters can take into the polls to stamp their ballots. But it wasn't so simple for one Fenty supporter Tuesday afternoon. That voter,...

By Mike DeBonis  | November 2, 2010; 3:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Mayor Fenty, Mike DeBonis  
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Older Entries in This Category »

No problems so far, elections officials say, Mike DeBonis , November 2, 2010
Hacker infiltration ends D.C. online voting trial, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 4, 2010
Live blog: D.C. Primary Day 2010 evening -- Returns trickle in, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 14, 2010
Cora Barry organized gift card giveaway, Mike DeBonis , September 12, 2010
D.C. mayor polls: Gray maintains advantage, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 8, 2010
Excerpts: Mike DeBonis on mayoral debate, campaign, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 1, 2010
Fenty campaign challenges independent Gray fundraising, Washington Post Editors , July 29, 2010
Campaign finance reports start rolling in, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 10, 2010
DeBonis: Will Marion Barry get his committee back?, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 4, 2010
When will Don Peebles make up his ever-loving mind?, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 2, 2010
Council votes to strip funds for streetcars, Washington Post editors , May 26, 2010
Gray campaign hits the phones to find votes, Mike DeBonis , May 17, 2010
 
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