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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Department Of Human Resources
The Vermont Senate passed a bill Tuesday to clarify the role of the defender general in investigating problems in the state's prison system, following complaints the office was hampered in investigating a prison suicide last year.
A Maryland delegate has asked the state attorney general's office whether it was legal for state police to allow up to 200 state employees from five agencies to view confidential information about prospective gun buyers as officials process a massive backlog of gun applications.
D.C. labor-relations officials insist they have nothing to do with a perplexing intraunion dispute over who has the authority to lead a 200-member union for youth-corrections officers.
WASHINGTON -- Experts say national poverty numbers released Tuesday morning are already out of date and could be getting worse, even as Maryland hit a poverty rate of 10.8 percent, the highest in nearly two decades, according to a report by the Census Bureau.
One of Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier's methods of disciplining officers above the rank of captain accused of misconduct — or who have failed to meet her expectations — is to designate them as at-will employees who can be fired or demoted without the due-process rights commonly afforded to police officers.
More than half of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officials selected as appointees rather than through a competitive hiring process are in violation of D.C. residency requirements, according to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), which has called for an investigation.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray's pick to lead the District's juvenile justice agency will likely be confirmed this week by running out the clock on any objections to his nomination.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's campaign consultant turned political appointee Cherita F. Whiting was earning $98,000 per year, not the $65,000 annually the Gray administration previously reported to the D.C. Council, according to D.C. government employee listings obtained by The Washington Times.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's campaign consultant-turned-political appointee Cherita F. Whiting was earning $98,000 per year, not the $65,000 annually the Gray administration previously reported to the D.C. Council, according to D.C. government employee listings obtained by The Washington Times.
An outspoken campaign supporter of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, who landed a city government job despite Mr. Gray's knowledge of her failure to disclose a 2001 felony wire fraud conviction on her application, is leaving her position, city officials said Monday.
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.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray appointed a campaign supporter and Facebook friend, Cherita Whiting, as a $65,000-a-year "special assistant" in the Department of Parks and Recreation in January after being warned months earlier that she had not disclosed a prior felony conviction when she applied for previous city council employment, according to an e-mail obtained by The Washington Times.