Washington D.C. News

  • Audit Cites Millions in Unaccounted Payments

    A recent report raises questions about the conduct of the District’s city administrator Allen Y. Lew during the time when he directed the DCPS facilities modernization plan. Results from the audit, conducted by city auditor Deborah K. Nichols, is turning out to be an eye-opener, as it ...

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  • PGCC Launches Mobile App

    Prince George’s Community College introduces a new fully integrated mobile application for prospective students, employees, alumni and community. Powered by MOX, the application puts the higher education experience and technology in the palm of the user's hand. It provides easy access ...

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  • D.C. Attorney General Derides Ethics Bill

    The D.C. Council ethics bill proposed by Chairman Kwame Brown (D-At-Large) and Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) was criticized by D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan and other witnesses at a hearing June 13. Nathan called {The Comprehensive Ethics Reform Act of 2011} a “first step,” but said if ...

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  • Scandals Undermine D.C.’s Bid for Self-Rule

    As scandals plague the same D.C. elected officials that push for the city’s autonomy, some residents think the city’s messy politics may hinder the home rule fight. Local groups recently signed and sent a letter to the House Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee to ...

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  • Defiant Brown Calls Mayor Gray ‘A Crook’

    During the most anticipated D.C. Council hearing on executive hiring practices so far, former mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown—who sported dark sunglasses he refused to remove —claimed that Mayor Vincent Gray witnessed and ordered staff members to illegally pay him to help his ...

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  • District Sues Councilman Thomas for $1M

    Scandal is quickly becoming the byword of Washington, D.C.’s new leadership. There was Council Chairman Kwame Brown’s pricey Lincoln Navigator and Mayor Vincent Gray’s hiring missteps and alleged quid pro quo arrangement. Now, the Attorney General’s Office is filing a $1 ...

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