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 |
Categories: April 26 special election, D.C. Council, Josh Lopez, Joshua Lopez, Kwame Brown, Marion Barry, Mary Cheh, Mayor Fenty, Sekou Biddle, Vincent C. Gray, Vincent Orange, vincent gray
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The head of the D.C. Primary Care Association is warning Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) and other city leaders not to stack the agency that controls District health-care spending with political appointees who may not be skilled in health matters.
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...
D.C. Council member Kwame Brown (D-At Large), the incoming council chairman, shook up the committee chairmanships Wednesday, forcing Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) and Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) to swap committees.
The D.C. Council voted 8 to 5 on Tuesday to reject a pair of proposals to raise income taxes to prevent deep cuts to many social service programs, including those that help low-income residents pay for childcare and rent.
| December 7, 2010; 1:07 PM ET |
Categories: Budget, City Finances, Congressional Oversight, D.C. Council, Jim Graham, Marion Barry, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray
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D.C. Council member Marion Barry (D-Ward 8), well known for his annual turkey giveaway in Southeast Washington, had no Butterballs available for residents Tuesday morning after he failed to pay Giant food stores $26,000 for their delivery.