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Facing a projected $175 million deficit in the fiscal year that began Friday, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty plans to issue an executive order that will freeze hiring and promotions to help curb spending.
The mayor of Nogales was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges including bribery, theft, fraud and money laundering, Arizona's attorney general said.
In a rare and blunt criticism of education in the nation's capital, President Obama on Monday called D.C. Public Schools a "struggling" system that doesn't measure up to the needs of first daughters Sasha and Malia.
D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray, widely expected to be the city's next mayor, and Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee emerged Thursday from their first private meeting since the Sept. 14 primaries with her employment status likely still up in the air.
D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray, widely expected to be the city's next mayor, and schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee emerged Thursday from their first private meeting since the Sept. 14 mayoral primary with her employment status likely still up in the air.
High noon on Thursday: That is when D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray and Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee are scheduled to hold their highly anticipated meeting.
Communities across America are spending taxpayers' money when it comes to building new performing arts venues or restoring historic old ones, and D.C. residents are proving no exception.
Michelle A. Rhee wasn't on the ballot in Tuesday's primary, but the hard-charging D.C. schools chancellor - and the cause of overhauling one of the nation's most troubled public school systems - took a major hit when the votes were counted.
Despite the assurances of the top Democratic contenders, D.C. primary voters may go to bed Tuesday night not knowing who will govern them for the next four years.