Mayor Vincent C. Gray and D.C. officials are girding for a legal battle over a highly touted law that ensures city residents are hired to work on projects that receive public assistance from the District.
A budget battle involving Mayor Vincent C. Gray and D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown has raised serious questions about the efficacy of the city's chief financial officer and whether Mr. Gray is delivering on promises to improve the handling of the city's budget.
The D.C. government has begun firing city workers identified in a probe that found rampant abuse of unemployment benefits by employees in most of the city's agencies, officials said Wednesday.
The D.C. government is placing 90 of its employees on leave for their roles in a pattern of pilfering from the city's unemployment-insurance that totaled $840,000.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray signed a bill on Wednesday intended to ensure that city residents are hired to work on D.C.-funded projects as part of an "increasingly large arsenal" in the city's fight against high unemployment.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray says his signature jobs program is entering a new phase that will focus on job seekers who have not taken advantage of city services that link their skills with suitable employers.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray touted his signature job program on Wednesday by meeting with D.C. residents vying for Metro bus driver positions, an event that highlighted the "extremely low" number of city residents working at the transit agency.
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D.C. officials are hoping a jobs program that saw success in Atlanta will take a bite out of an unemployment rate in the District that has neared 11 percent and climbed even higher east of the Anacostia River.
D.C. officials and Wal-Mart announced a three-year, $3 million pilot program Thursday to provide 2,000 city residents with skills needed to succeed in retail, as the box-store giant continues to prepare for at least four locations in the nation's capital.
A supervisor in the D.C. Summer Youth Employment Program pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge stemming from sexual advances he made upon a teenager, U.S. Attorney for the District Ronald C. Machen Jr. announced.
A former personnel director for Mayor Vincent C. Gray is sticking to her story that the District's fire chief wanted to hire the son of a D.C. Cabinet member in January, though three people and a chain of emails point to her as "the architect" of the decision.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's former chief of staff testified Thursday that she made errors in hiring for the administration and allowed informal standards to guide how much appointees were paid.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Friday withdrew the nomination of a Cabinet-level appointee under fire for using an employee as a chauffeur and staying at an expensive hotel at taxpayer expense.