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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.
A D.C. Council member who represents some of the city's poorest households has spent less than 5 percent of the money she has raised since 2007 to help constituents with urgent needs, such as funeral expenses, rent and utilities, a review of campaign finance records shows.
As Washington and the nation brace for a possible government shutdown next week, federal agencies are scrambling to determine how many "essential" workers will stay on the job.
Ward 4 activist Cherita Whiting, an early and strident supporter of Vincent C. Gray during his successful mayoral campaign, was chosen by Mr. Gray's transition team out of 67 applicants for a newly created "special assistant" position with the Department of Parks and Recreation, reporting solely to the chief of staff.
A federal appeals panel Friday reversed the conviction of a former D.C. government contracting representative on bribery and extortion charges in what authorities called a scam to pocket late fees owed by businesses on their elevator licenses.
The classrooms of Meyer Elementary School in Northwest Washington used to be filled with young minds and its playground was full of romping youngsters.
Free wireless Internet access has been added to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.