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By Tom Harris and Madhav Khandekar
Bad science puts rich nations on the hook for trillions in climate liabilities
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Federal City Council
On the day before the D.C. financial control board returned city finances to local officials more than a decade ago, it approved a preliminary $1.8 million, no-bid deal with a company run by health care contractor Jeffrey E. Thompson to open a 24/7 health clinic for low-income residents of Southeast.
Three D.C. business groups are "shocked and dismayed" by Mayor Vincent C. Gray's decision to pocket-veto a measure that would have delayed collection of a tax on out-of-state bonds.
Republicans have another shot at winning a seat on the D.C. Council after losing all four of their bids last week.