D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray is poised to appoint the city's chief financial officer, Natwar M. Gandhi, to another five-year term as soon as Friday, according to multiple city hall sources familiar with the situation.
Amid a flurry of legislative activity on Tuesday, approval of a $9.4 billion spending plan for the District's 2013 fiscal year was an encouraging piece of tax legislation.
More than 50 D.C. youths in the custody of the city's juvenile justice agency either have been killed or found guilty of killing someone else over the past five years — and the majority of them had been categorized in advance as posing a "high," "high-medium" or "medium" risk of reoffending.
The same month Andre Wiggins was released from the custody of the District's juvenile justice agency, police raided his Northeast home and found a handgun and a vial of PCP, according to officials and court records.
A former tax examiner with the District's Office of Tax and Revenue admitted Thursday to stealing more than $414,000 from the government office over a four-year-period.
The District's attorney general, Irvin B. Nathan, is slated for a tete-a-tete on government ethics this evening with the Ward 3 Democratic Committee, and because fireworks are unlikely from this biased tribe of wealthy and educated stakeholders, Republicans, independents and conservatives should crash the incestuous party.
A D.C. Council member said Tuesday that he wants to repeal a provision that would make the nation's capital the first jurisdiction in the country to offer legal online gambling.
D.C. Lottery officials are gearing up for unprecedented gambling over the Internet through "demonstration games" that will allow players to get their feet wet before wagering real dollars.
Three weeks ago, the District's chief financial officer issued a warning: Inserting items into the city budget based on hopes that revenue may exceed projections down the road is not sound fiscal policy.