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D.C. Wire: August, 2012

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Washington Post to hold public forum on city leadership

Join The Washington Post this evening for a public discussion on city leadership and accountability.

By Washington Post staff  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 08/28/2012

D.C. Council candidate David Grosso wants Michael Brown’s campaign account frozen

D.C. Council candidate David Grosso has asked the Office of Campaign Finance to freeze incumbent Michael A. Brown’s campaign account until it completes an ongoing audit.

By Tim Craig  |  01:18 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Cost drives power line task force meeting

The District group is considering burying electrical cables, which can cost upwards of a $1 billion.

By Marissa Evans  |  07:23 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Mayor Vincent Gray prepares for Democratic National Convention fight over D.C. statehood

D.C. mayor also chides Republicans over suggestion city loosen gun laws.

By Tim Craig  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Effort to ban corporate donations headed to court

Activists seeking a November vote to ban corporate donations in the District will file suit Monday challenging a ruling that they did not have enough signatures.

By Tim Craig  |  02:53 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 08/13/2012

D.C. Council challengers raising more money than some incumbents this summer

Some challengers are outraising council members, erasing the advantage of incumbency.

By Tim Craig  |  05:19 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Gray reacts to surge in D.C. property assessment reductions

Gray said he is concerned about “any amount” of revenue possibly lost with recent reductions.

By Nikita Stewart  |  12:01 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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