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Latest D.C. Government Items
A former D.C. government worker said Monday he was directed by D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's chief of staff to find a job for controversial mayoral contender Sulaimon Brown.
D.C. Council member Tommy Wells wants to use hearings on Mayor Vincent C. Gray's personnel practices to ask agency heads if they are violating city law by employing staff members as personal drivers.
D.C. Council member Mary M. Cheh will have subpoena power as she investigates the personnel practices of Mayor Vincent C. Gray.
D.C. officials on Tuesday announced plans to sue popular online hotel-booking firms such as Travelocity, Expedia and Priceline in order to recoup millions of dollars in unpaid taxes.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray said Tuesday that a council member's request for subpoena power to assist an investigation of his personnel practices is unnecessary because his administration will cooperate fully with the probe.
With Congress probing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's newly elected administration about accusations it paid cash and promised a job to a mayoral candidate who bashed incumbent Adrian M. Fenty, and with the U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI evaluating similar complaints, one District employee who also campaigned for Mr. Gray and received a city job has become somewhat of a mystery.
When it comes to throwing resources at the dropout problem, the D.C. government, like most bureaucracies, is as splintered and resourceful as they come.
Suzanne Peck, the assistant general manager in charge of technology at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority since 2007, has quietly resigned.
Imagine, if you can, the shock and pain that denizens of the nation's capital feel as they return from prison only to discover that the office tasked with helping them is called the "Office on Ex-Offender Affairs." Such a pejorative welcome must surely harm the tender psyches of those perps. And, frankly, to discover that society attaches a stigma to felons must be quite the shock.