D.C. Wire: Vincent gray


Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 01/06/2011

Mayor stops just short of endorsing Sekou Biddle

Mayor Vincent C. Gray said in an interview Thursday that he is supporting Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown's efforts, including his endorsement of state Board of Education member Sekou Biddle for his vacated at-large seat.

By Nikita R Stewart  |  12:14 PM ET, 01/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Vincent C. Gray | Tags:  Kwame Brown, Sekou Biddle, Vincent C. Gray, vince gray, vincent gray

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 10/26/2010

Durso to leave hotel association for a 'new chapter in my life'

The Hotel Association of Washington, D.C., announced Tuesday that longtime president Emily Durso would step down at the end of November, leading to speculation that she's headed for a job in the administration of presumptive mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray. In the news release about her impending departure and the appointment...

By Nikita R Stewart  |  12:40 PM ET, 10/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Emily Durso; Vincent Gray; hotel association; destination dc; transition; administration

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 09/15/2010

Fenty headquarters empty; Gray supporter jubilant

The Georgia Avenue campaign headquarters for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty was empty Wednesday morning -- a window that shattered Tuesday night after a volunteer leaned on it remained missing. Anyone could walk into the unsecured former car dealership where equipment and paraphernalia remained.

By Washington Post editors  |  08:33 AM ET, 09/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, adrian fenty, council chair vincent gray, election, vincent gray

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 08/21/2010

Gray gets nods from Caribbean PAC, Muslim Democrats

Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray, chief challenger to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in the Sept. 14 Democratic Party primary, continued to pick up endorsements Friday. The Caribbean-American Political Action Committee announced its backing and, hours later, the Muslim Democratic Caucus of D.C. announced its support during a candidates forum at...

By Nikita Stewart  |  11:17 AM ET, 08/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, caribbean american pac, d.c. mayor, muslim democratic caucus, talib karim, vincent gray

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 06/04/2010

In Ward 3, the Gray-Cheh ticket (not exactly)

Over the past week, Gray volunteers have been near the Van Ness Metro station handing out campaign materials for both the chairman and Cheh. And if you see someone putting up a Gray yard sign in Ward 3, it's a safe bet they are also putting up Cheh signs nearby.

By Tim Craig  |  01:20 PM ET, 06/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, Vincent Gray, dc mayors race, mary cheh

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 06/03/2010

Fenty, Gray spar at forum

If Wednesday night's D.C. for Democracy candidates forum had been televised, viewers would have seen Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) looking annoyed, distracted and uneasy. The mayor had a vexed look on his face during much of the forum as he fumbled with his BlackBerry. At one point, he picked...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:58 AM ET, 06/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, d.c. mayor's race, vincent gray

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 05/21/2010

Gandhi warns council on fee maneuver

Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi is warning D.C. maneuver Council members that its vote to table a proposal by the mayor to raise or impose hundreds of fees could cost the city $2.3 million in revenue this summer.

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:00 PM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, d.c. budget, fee increases, gandhi wanrs council about tabling fee increase, natwar gandhi, vincent gray

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 05/21/2010

Neighbors sign off on Gray's problematic fence

Council Chairman Vincent Gray got some good news Thursday night when his neighbors gave their seal of approval to his controversial fence.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:15 PM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ann E. Marimow, Ann E. Marimow, Ann E. Marimow | Tags:  D.C. council chairman's fence, Vincent gray, gray's fence, neighbors approve gray's fence, vincent gray's fence

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 05/19/2010

D.C. budget talks to be televised

If you want to see your District government at work, tune into the local government access channel (Channel 13 for Comcast cable subscribers in the city.)

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:05 PM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  adrian fenty, d.c. budget negotiations televised, d.c. council to televise budget talks, vincent gray

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 04/08/2010

Gray seeks budget document from Fenty

On Monday, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty will go before the council to answer questions about his fiscal 2011 budget proposal.

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:42 PM ET, 04/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, D.C. mayor's race, Fenty to attend council meeting, Vincent Gray, gray asks Fenty for budget document

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 04/07/2010

D.C. campaign finance office clears Gray of wrongdoing

The D.C. Office of Campaign Finance has cleared Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray (D) of wrongdoing for his decision to allow a company owned by friend and mega developer William C. Smith to perform improvements at his home, according to a ruling released this afternoon. The office, part of the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:52 PM ET, 04/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, D.C. office clears Gray of wrongdoing, campaign finance, vincent gray cleared