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Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 04/13/2012

D.C. Health Care Finance HR director, son fired in nepotism probe

The Human Resources director of the city’s Health Care Finance department, her son and her personal assistant have been dismissed, the agency’s head says.

By Tim Craig  |  04:39 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. city government

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 04/11/2012

District 311 smart-phone app has full roll-out

Reporting problems around the city no longer takes a phone call — just an app on a smart phone.

By Nikita Stewart  |  02:45 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. city government

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 03/30/2012

Biddle launches red-eyed attack on Orange

Voters in Northwest received a mailer from at-large primary candidate Sekou Biddle that included a photograph of D.C. council member Vincent Orange with bloodshot eyes.

By Tim Craig  |  06:02 PM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vincent Orange, Sekou Biddle, D.C. council, D.C. city government

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 03/30/2012

Orange, Biddle under fire at WAMU debate

In the final debate before Tuesday’s Democratic primary, D.C. council member Vincent Orange was repeatedly put on the defensive over ethical issues involving his colleagues.

By Tim Craig  |  03:37 PM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vincent Orange, Sekou Biddle, D.C. council, D.C. city government

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 03/14/2012

D.C. campaign finance office to audit Orange contribution records

The D.C. Office of Campaign Finance has launched a “random audit” of Council member Vincent B. Orange’s 2011 election campaign.

By Tim Craig  |  10:17 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vincent Orange, campaign finance, D.C. city government

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Orange releases campaign contribution records linked to Thompson

D.C. Council member Vincent Orange says he didn’t realize until recently that he accepted money orders apparently bought at the same time and with similar handwriting.

By Tim Craig  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vincent Orange, Jeffrey Thompson, D.C. city government

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Orange: I’m ‘clean’ in D.C. campaign finance probe

D.C. council member Vincent Orange is warning that his opponents’ focus on donations he received from a city contractor opens the door to a bruising campaign.

By Tim Craig  |  03:06 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vincent Orange, D.C. city government, D.C. city council

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Ward 4 candidate attacks council member Muriel Bowser’s cell phone use

Ward 4 Council candidate Max Skolnik is calling on incumbent Muriel D. Bowser (D) to release detailed cell phone records.

By Tim Craig  |  01:02 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. city government, D.C. Council