The Washington Times - August 14, 2011, 04:59PM




“There seems to be a lot of that going on. I understand she can’t comment because it’s a personnel issue but there should be a way to [complain] internally.”

Lexie Briggs, Columbia Heights, non-profit employee






“She seems to be doing a pretty good job. She manages a really tight ship.”

Chester McKinley, Columbia Heights, musician and school teacher






“It’s politics and they know it. Politics is a dirty game. If they were running for the public they would be telling the truth.”


Tenaw Gebru, Southeast, contractor






“I don’t think they should have wasted those services. A star can get his own escort. He should not have been demoted. She should have handled it another way. But things roll down hill. She passed [the blame] to the next in line.”

Kurk Crowder, Columbia Heights, bus operator