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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Kirk Emge
Amid a looming labor crisis and push for rate increases, the utility serving the nation's capital has given a big pay raise to the newly hired top lawyer and a $700,000 severance deal that will keep the company's longtime general counsel around for years in a newly created consultant's job, regulatory filings show.
"That could be four jobs with a good stable income," he said. "They're lavishing money on executives and then they cry poor when it comes to creating service improvements. They can't have it both ways."