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Gray defends controversial hires and salaries

Mayor Vincent C. Gray denied cronyism in hiring a former mayoral candidate and children of two top aides and a confidant.

By Nikita R Stewart  | February 23, 2011; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (63)
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Gray retains three Fenty directors, adds others

Mayor Vincent C. Gray continued to nominate a mix of current agency directors and newcomers to build his administration.

By Nikita Stewart  | February 23, 2011; 2:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C. Employees, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray  
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HBO, Showtime filming shows in D.C.

Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) announced Wednesday that several new television productions will be filmed in the District this year, including an HBO comedy starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as vice president, and an ABC pilot by "Gossip Girl" creator Josh Schwartz. The drama is called "Georgetown." Showtime also is filming a...

By Nikita Stewart  | February 23, 2011; 1:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Gray to lift $19 cap on fares, says taxicab chairman

Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) has ordered the Taxicab Commission to lift a $19 cap on taxicab fares, according to commission Chairman Leon Swain, who testified at D.C. Council oversight hearing Tuesday. Gray's instructions to adjust the city's rulemaking to lift the cap is in keeping with the D.C. Council's...

By Nikita R Stewart  | February 22, 2011; 5:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  D.C. Taxis, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  | Tags:  Leon Swain, Vincent C. Gray, cap, fares, mayor, meters, taxicabs, zone  
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Height honored with celebration of post office renaming

Dorothy Height, the civil rights and women's rights icon who died last year, was honored Tuesday with a celebration marking the renaming of a District post office after her. The post office, attached to the National Postal Museum and known previously as the National Capital post office, is the first...

By Nikita R Stewart  | February 22, 2011; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Gray looks to compromise on hospital board

Mayor Vincent C. Gray is expected to withdraw emergency legislation Tuesday that would have expanded the board of trustees at United Medical Center after current board members agreed to step down. Gray (D) wants the Southeast hospital, now under government control and at government expense, to be privatized while Council...

By Nikita R Stewart  | February 15, 2011; 10:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Kwame Brown, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  | Tags:  Vincent C. Gray; David A. Catania; United Medical Center; board of trustees;  
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Gray reacts to Post article on guns, Nikita Stewart , February 8, 2011
D.C. financial report reveals surplus, ongoing management issues, Nikita Stewart and Mike DeBonis , February 1, 2011
Fake Twitter account pops up for Mayor Gray, Nikita R Stewart , January 27, 2011
Mayor Gray is one of 422,000 without power, Nikita R Stewart , January 27, 2011
Alexander backing Walmart, Nikita R Stewart , January 25, 2011
Hundreds attend William Lockridge funeral, Nikita Stewart and Hamil Harris , January 20, 2011
Fenty to teach at Oberlin in the fall, Nikita Stewart , January 19, 2011
Gray leads first D.C. council breakfast as mayor, Nikita Stewart , January 14, 2011
Fenty lands gig with Philadelphia-based firm, Nikita R Stewart , January 13, 2011
Gray makes more appointments, Nikita R. Stewart , January 7, 2011
Gandhi warns D.C. bond rating might fall, Nikita R Stewart , January 6, 2011
Tickets to inaugural ball sold out, Nikita R Stewart , December 29, 2010
Free tickets for Gray inaugural ball, Nikita Stewart , December 28, 2010
Gray picks new Department of Employment Services chief, Nikita R. Stewart , December 22, 2010
D.C. schools to be led by newcomers from Newark, Wisconsin, Nikita R. Stewart , December 22, 2010
Gray, Cheh get down at Post awards party, Nikita Stewart , December 9, 2010
Barry claims turkey giveaway delayed by Giant, Nikita R Stewart , November 23, 2010
Gray says his major at GW was 'pre-mayor', Nikita R Stewart , November 18, 2010
Reuben Charles, the actor, Nikita R Stewart , November 9, 2010
Obama invites Gray to lunch, Nikita Stewart , November 3, 2010
Gray to name transition team, Nikita Stewart and Tim Craig , November 3, 2010
Big crowd celebrates Kwame Brown's birthday, Nikita Stewart , October 28, 2010
Gray won't debate fans of Fenty write-in, Washington Post Editors , October 14, 2010
Fenty confirms Oberlin talks, downplays write-in campaign, Washington Post Editors , October 13, 2010
Rhee's letter to parents on resignation, Washington Post Editors , October 13, 2010
Gandhi delivers grim news: Another $175 million shortfall, Nikita R Stewart , September 27, 2010
Fenty headquarters empty; Gray supporter jubilant, Washington Post editors , September 15, 2010
Live blog: D.C. Primary Day 2010 evening -- Returns trickle in, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 14, 2010
Fenty opts out of 'unity' campaign conference, Nikita Stewart , September 13, 2010
Rhee to join Fenty in rally Saturday morning, Nikita R Stewart , September 3, 2010
Michelle Fenty campaigns for her husband, Nikita Stewart , September 3, 2010
Alexander asks auditor to look at Peaceoholics, Nikita Stewart , August 23, 2010
Labor union says it has a 'problem with our boss', Nikita R Stewart , August 19, 2010
NYC Mayor Bloomberg endorses Fenty, Nikita Stewart , August 17, 2010
Bloomberg to endorse Fenty Tuesday, Nikita R Stewart , August 16, 2010
Monday is last day to change party affiliation, Nikita R Stewart , August 13, 2010
Drinks, bars and go-go in the D.C. campaign, Tim Craig and Nikita Stewart , August 13, 2010
Gray picks up another endorsement, Nikita R Stewart , July 26, 2010
Fenty and Gray stick to issues; opponents attack, Nikita Stewart , July 22, 2010
Fenty gets warm reception in Columbia Heights, Nikita R Stewart , July 21, 2010
Williams supports Fenty and Graham , Nikita R Stewart , July 20, 2010
Evans appears in new TV ad for Fenty, Nikita R Stewart , July 19, 2010
Fenty, Gray duke it out on air, Nikita Stewart , July 15, 2010
Council digs into Banneker deal, Nikita Stewart , July 9, 2010
Gray has the floor all to himself at forum, Nikita Stewart , June 29, 2010
Fenty switches it up addressing go-go crowd, Nikita Stewart , June 28, 2010
Fenty event requires voter registration, Washington Post Editors , June 27, 2010
Mayoral rivals at D.C. Caribbean parade, Nikita Stewart , June 26, 2010
Night meter rules lifted in some areas, Nikita Stewart , June 25, 2010
Takoma pool closure plan changes after protests, Nikita Stewart , June 18, 2010
Construction union endorses Fenty, Nikita R Stewart , June 16, 2010
Theft at D.C. mayor's home not in city stats, Nikita Stewart , June 16, 2010
Fenty says bike theft his fault, Washington Post editors , June 14, 2010
Fact or fiction?, Washington Post Editors , June 3, 2010
D.C. libraries lay off 40 employees, Nikita Stewart , June 1, 2010
Funding restored for D.C. streetcars, Washington Post Editors , May 26, 2010
Council votes to strip funds for streetcars, Washington Post editors , May 26, 2010
Housing director not sold on CFO takeover, Washington Post Editors , May 25, 2010
Gandhi warns council on fee maneuver, Washington Post Editors , May 21, 2010
Who won the Ward 8 straw poll?, Kendra Nichols , May 17, 2010
Brown pitches tax plan to D.C. wealthy, Washington Post Editors , May 13, 2010
Cheh pulls prank on D.C. council members, Nikita Stewart , May 12, 2010
Proposal to tax more D.C. services meets with protests, Washington Post Editors , May 6, 2010
Skinner to testify again before D.C. Council, Washington Post Editors , April 28, 2010
Orange quits Pepco to run for council chairman, Washington Post Editors , April 27, 2010
New library opens in Anacostia, as part of citywide effort, Nikita Stewart and Tim Craig , April 26, 2010
Evans 'unlikely to run' for D.C. council chair, Nikita Stewart , April 23, 2010
Gray holds first major fundraising party at Terra home, Tim Craig and Nikita Stewart , April 22, 2010
Fenty orders flags lowered for Height, Washington Post Editors , April 20, 2010
Is Fenty caving on meter fee increases?, Washington Post Editors , April 12, 2010
Video: Fenty delivers 2010 State of the District Address, Christopher Dean Hopkins , April 9, 2010
Gray seeks budget document from Fenty, Washington Post Editors , April 8, 2010
Evans mum about impending marriage, Washington Post Editors , April 7, 2010
Battle lines forming over wards 4 and 7, Washington Post editors , April 6, 2010
Under Fenty's budget, you would pay more to park, Christopher Dean Hopkins , April 1, 2010
Center for child abuse victims unveiled , Washington Post Editors , March 25, 2010
Gray: I'll decide on D.C. mayoral race next week, Nikita Stewart , March 25, 2010
Skinner testimony scheduled for April 15, Washington Post editors , March 24, 2010
Skinner agrees to April date for testimony, Washington Post Editors , March 23, 2010
Gandhi warns against more borrowing, Washington Post Editors , March 18, 2010
Mendelson to look into EMS overtime, Washington Post Editors , March 17, 2010
Alexander: I'll back Graham over staffer's spouse, Christopher Dean Hopkins , March 17, 2010
Fenty gets some paper from hip-hop producer , Nikita Stewart , March 11, 2010
D.C. Council hires attorney to probe rec contracts, Washington Post editors , March 5, 2010
Marion Barry plans 'quiet birthday party' , Nikita Stewart , March 4, 2010
D.C. Council to vote on whether to censure Barry, Washington Post editors , March 2, 2010
D.C. Council may meet on Barry's fate, Washington Post Editors , March 1, 2010
Judge orders Skinner to appear before council, Nikita Stewart , February 26, 2010
Real estate values sink, especially for commercial properties, Christopher Dean Hopkins , February 26, 2010
D.C. city revenue estimates again decline, Nikita Stewart , February 24, 2010
Questions remain unanswered on D.C. medical pot rules, Nikita Stewart , February 23, 2010
Fenty: 'There's only so much snow you can move' , by Nikita Stewart , February 18, 2010
Excerpts: Post reporter on Marion Barry, Bennett report, Christopher Dean Hopkins , February 17, 2010
Post reporter takes your questions on Barry, Bennett report, Christopher Dean Hopkins , February 17, 2010
Chris Matthews: Fenty handled snow poorly, Anne Bartlett , February 10, 2010
D.C. to reinstate snow emergency at 4 p.m., Washington Post editors , February 9, 2010
Mayor Fenty on Post poll: 'I haven't had a chance to read it', Christopher Dean Hopkins , February 4, 2010
Utah senator tries to block D.C. same-sex marriage, Anne Bartlett , February 3, 2010
Jim Graham campaign questions challenger's 'pledges', Christopher Dean Hopkins , February 1, 2010
Peebles rips Fenty on refusal to meet with Angelou, Height, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 28, 2010
Peebles still sounds like a mayoral candidate, Anne Bartlett , January 27, 2010
Nickles wants council's firetruck probe terminated, Washington Post Editors , January 25, 2010
Gray proposes extension to contract deadline, Anne Bartlett , January 15, 2010
New DYRS director, Vanessa Williams , January 11, 2010
City pays Banneker $2.5 million despite council's red light, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 8, 2010
Gray, Evans say Arenas's errors harm city's youths, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 7, 2010
City office sprayed for fleas, Anne Bartlett , January 6, 2010
Local activists to ask Obama to talk about voting rights, Washington Post Editors , January 6, 2010
Peebles decides against mayor's race for now, Anne Bartlett , January 5, 2010
Mendelson: Atty. Gen. should be elected, Anne Bartlett , January 4, 2010
Want to dodge the bag tax? Get free reusable bags today., Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 30, 2009
Fenty declares D.C. snow emergency , Anne Bartlett , December 18, 2009
City prepares streets as forecasters predict big snow, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 18, 2009
Get answers about roads from DDOT director in 2:30 p.m. chat, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 18, 2009
Fenty to sign marriage bill at All Souls, Anne Bartlett , December 17, 2009
Fenty to sign same-sex marriage bill, Washington Post Editors , December 17, 2009
Gandhi: D.C. revenue is down, Anne Bartlett , December 16, 2009
Nickles explains why lawyers got bonuses past deadline, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 16, 2009
Council hearing on contracts to get underway, Eli Reyes , December 10, 2009
Barry proposes removing Santos from Housing Authority board, Washington Post Editors , December 9, 2009
Norton could face 2010 challenge from community activist, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 7, 2009
Fenty taps D.C. Schools operations director for parks role, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 2, 2009
Council approves Intralot lottery contract, Anne Bartlett , December 1, 2009
A bumper booster for your favorite team, Washington Post Editors , December 1, 2009
Legislation targets firms that try to duck subpoenas, Washington Post Editors , December 1, 2009
D.C. youth services chief Schiraldi leaving for N.Y., Washington Post Editors , November 30, 2009
Fenty friend who got controversial parks contract won't testify, Christopher Dean Hopkins , November 28, 2009
Poll: Gray would beat Fenty in a tight 2010 race, Washington Post Editors , November 23, 2009
Nickles sees nothing wrong with developer's fixes for Gray, Washington Post Editors , November 19, 2009
Big crowd joins Gray for birthday fundraiser (for mayor's race?), Christopher Dean Hopkins , November 11, 2009
Fenty, council members meet on Hartsock, Anne Bartlett , November 10, 2009
A mayor on the go, uh-oh!!!, Tim Craig , November 10, 2009
Thomas issues subpoena for Hartsock, Anne Bartlett , November 5, 2009
Judge again orders records turned over to Nichols, Anne Bartlett , November 2, 2009
Gray: More questions about contract awards, Anne Bartlett , November 2, 2009
Nickles: Recreation contracts broke the law, Vanessa Williams , October 23, 2009
A year ahead of election, Fenty stumps in Ward 7, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 19, 2009
Nickles: City will investigate waste in AIDS funding, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 19, 2009
City Switches to Greek Firm for Lottery, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 16, 2009
Nickles Wins Round in Dispute with Auditor, Anne Bartlett , October 15, 2009
Sivak Named D.C.'s Chief Technology Officer, Anne Bartlett , October 13, 2009
Judge Orders City to Provide Records to Auditor, Anne Bartlett , October 7, 2009
Former Hawk One Security Guards Seek City Help, Anne Bartlett , October 7, 2009
Barry Still in ICU at Howard University Hospital, Washington Post Editors , October 7, 2009
Barry Hospitalized, Will Miss Council Meeting, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 6, 2009
Cora Masters Barry, City Reach Deal on Recreation Center, Washington Post Editors , October 1, 2009
Michael Kelly Moving on to Bigger Things, Washington Post Editors , October 1, 2009
Hawk One: City's Delay Caused Payment Problems, Anne Bartlett , September 30, 2009
Gay Games Won't Be Held in the District, Washington Post Editors , September 29, 2009
Youths Protest D.C. Funding Cuts, Anne Bartlett , September 23, 2009
District Delays Carefirst Decision, Anne Bartlett , September 23, 2009
Compromise Hammered Out on School Board Hires, Washington Post Editors , September 21, 2009
Fenty Gears Up for Fight With Gray Over School Board Funding, Washington Post Editors , September 18, 2009
Fenty Takes Steps against Masonic Lodge in Northeast, Anne Bartlett , September 17, 2009
Cuts Mean Fewer Library Hours, No Bookmobile, Washington Post Editors , September 17, 2009
Closed School Site to Be Reborn as Apartments, Shops, Washington Post Editors , September 15, 2009
Former TV Reporter Switches to Politics , Washington Post Editors , September 15, 2009
D.C. Council Talking Ethics Today, Washington Post Editors , September 15, 2009
Cora Barry Taking Her Case to Court, Washington Post Editors , September 14, 2009
D.C. Housing Authority Director Resigns, Washington Post Editors , September 14, 2009
D.C. Warns of Bat Risk, Anne Bartlett , September 10, 2009
D.C. Calls Off Tax Sale Following Legal Challenge, Anne Bartlett , September 9, 2009
D.C. Attorney General Fires Back at Opponents, Washington Post Editors , September 9, 2009
Fenty Team Wants Your Green Space, Washington Post Editors , September 8, 2009
Tipping the Scales in D.C. Council Race, Washington Post Editors , September 8, 2009
City Will Rebuild NE Apartments as Affordable Housing, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 8, 2009
Ex-Council Member to Lead Protest of D.C. School Voucher Cuts, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 8, 2009
Pfizer Settlement Nets District $430,372, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 3, 2009
Peaceoholics's Moten Testifies for Counselor at Sex Assault Trial, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 2, 2009
Hearing Set on CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Finances, Giving, Washington Post Editors , August 31, 2009
Maya Angelou, Dorothy Height Can't Get Meeting With Fenty, Christopher Dean Hopkins , August 31, 2009
Fenty: Don't Ask Me About My Kids!, Anne Bartlett , August 27, 2009
City Requests Rehearing On Checkpoints Ruling , Nikita R Stewart , August 10, 2009
WASA, City Still Pointing Fingers Behind the Scenes, Nikita R Stewart , August 6, 2009
Protesters Crash Party for Fenty's Fraternity, Washington Post Editors , August 6, 2009
Fenty Will Send Sons to Public School in Fall, Washington Post Editors , August 6, 2009
E-mails Shed New Light On Barry Contract With Ex, Nikita R Stewart , August 5, 2009
Fenty Lays Out The Crimson Carpet, Nikita R Stewart , August 4, 2009
Fenty Says He Is Dedicated to School Funding, Nikita R Stewart , July 30, 2009
Barry Defends Self On CNN, Washington Post editors , July 16, 2009
Excerpts: Post Reporters on Barry, Christopher Dean Hopkins , July 6, 2009
Tax Office Misdirecting Refund Checks, Catania Says, Christopher Dean Hopkins , July 1, 2009
Council Approves Crime Bill In 10-3 Vote, Nikita R Stewart , June 30, 2009
Fenty Picks Santos for Deputy Mayor, Washington Post Editors , June 3, 2009
Fenty: 'Bad Decision' Using Friend as Chauffeur , Vanessa Williams , May 26, 2009
Peace at Last in Baseball Tickets Battle, William C Miller , May 17, 2009
Obama 2, Fenty -2, Vanessa Williams , May 15, 2009
Will Singer leaving, Vanessa Williams , May 15, 2009
Nickles Says He's All Moved In, Nikita R Stewart , May 13, 2009
Fenty's new paparazzo, Vanessa Williams , May 13, 2009
Losing Bidder Appeals Crime Lab Contract Pick, Christopher Dean Hopkins , May 8, 2009
Wrapping Up This Week's Debates, Nikita R Stewart , August 21, 2008
Cary Silverman: Defender Of Big Tobacco? , Nikita R Stewart , August 14, 2008
Kwame Brown Picks Up SEIU Endorsement, Nikita R Stewart , August 13, 2008
Schwartz and Mara in a Tight Money Race, Too, Marcia Davis , August 11, 2008
Nats' New Fan?, David A Nakamura , April 3, 2008
Happy Birthday! Again and Again and Again..., Marcia Davis , March 25, 2008
Blast from the Past, Nikita R Stewart , March 24, 2008
Ask a Simple Question, Get a Simple Answer, Nikita R Stewart , March 24, 2008
 
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