A House committee approved a bill Thursday to extend the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, advancing a key priority of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) that has long divided District leaders.
D.C. Council member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) has issued a biting critique of recent controversies involving Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) and D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown, telling his constituents that "everyone in the city" has been "taken aback by the events."
D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown (D) said Tuesday he's going to work to "win back the trust" of city residents angered or troubled by his decision to request a "fully loaded" Lincoln Navigator that would have cost taxpayers $2,000 a month. Speaking to reporters after the council session, Brown said...
D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown "inappropriately requested" that District officials violate the law by providing him a leased Lincoln Navigator SUV that cost taxpayers $2,000 a month, according to a report issued this morning by D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6). Wells, the chairman of the Committee on Public...
Interim DC. Council member Sekou Biddle (D-At large) opened his campaign office Sunday as he gears up for the April 26 citywide election, telling a room of supporters they have to move at "light speed" to fend off more than a half-dozen potential challengers.
| February 28, 2011; 9:06 AM ET |
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D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle (D-At large) said Wednesday night the city should get rid of taxpayer funded SUV's for top-ranking city officials and cut council members pay to help close a budget shortfall.