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Posted Friday, August 10, 2012 - 11:27am in czarek's blog
Results of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's ...
Posted Friday, July 27, 2012 - 9:35am in czarek's blog
Security for Mayor Vincent Gray cost nearly $1 million in his first year in office, the...
Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 9:45am in czarek's blog
Mayor Vincent Gray signed an order July 10, 2012 limiting D.C. employees' use...
Posted Monday, July 2, 2012 - 1:31pm in czarek's blog
In a June 30, 2012 editorial, the Washington Post...
Posted Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:34pm in sknight's blog
Internal emails from a public-private agency at the heart of the Harry Thomas corruption scandal reveal that senior officials were concerned that money was being improperly spent as early as 2008, according to ...
Posted Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 8:54am in czarek's blog
After last year's release of the right-to-wrong erasures on the D.C. Comprehensive Assessment System tests triggered doubt as to their credibility, reporters asked for the 2011 data under D.C. FOIA....
Posted Monday, September 26, 2011 - 10:36am in Guest's blog
The D.C. Council met behind closed doors to talk about its conduct and other personnel matters after a fall session that began this week with officials swearing and hurling insults at each other. Thursday...
Posted Monday, September 26, 2011 - 10:31am in Guest's blog
D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown arrived in a conference room for what he said would be a closed door council meeting because it involved personnel matters that he said were consistent with the open meeting act....
Posted Friday, September 23, 2011 - 10:28am in Guest's blog
After a rough-and-tumble Tuesday, the D.C. Council did little to help itself today when its members opted to close a meeting to the press. Journalists present protested the move, which they claimed violated the...
Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 4:13pm in Guest's blog
The D.C. Council ordered security to remove reporters while it held a closed-door session Thursday. The meeting came on the heels of what was reported as a contentious private breakfast meeting earlier in the week. It...
Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 9:54am in Guest's blog
D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown on Monday pledged to revisit open-ended laws that govern how city legislators can spend money from constituent service accounts as part of a sweeping ethics reform bill that he...
Posted Friday, September 2, 2011 - 12:05pm in Guest's blog
An audit of the District's $10 million grant program for HIV/AIDS residential services has verified serious flaws in the city's oversight of the dollars it doled out. The Department of Health's HIV/...
Posted Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 12:25pm in Guest's blog
The District is suing a nonprofit for allegedly diverting more than $300,000 in city grants intended to fund a job-training center for people with HIV/AIDS to instead renovate what became the Stadium Club, a popular...
Posted Friday, August 26, 2011 - 10:37am in Guest's blog
A special investigative committee formed by the D.C. Council concluded in a report released Tuesday that “nepotism and cronyism” in the hiring practices of Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s administration...
Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 9:35am in Guest's blog
The District’s efficient corps of parking meter enforcement officers are raking in revenue for the cash-strapped city at a dizzying rate this year. Their parking tickets reap $1.5 million a week, or $219,...
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