With the D.C. elections board deciding that he can, in fact, run for two offices at once, Vincent Orange (D-At Large) tells the AP he’s running to replace Kwame R. Brown as D.C. Council chairman in November’s special election: “I have a vision for the legislative body,” he tells Ben Nuckols. “It revolves around ethics, education, employment and economic development.” The four E’s — formerly the three E’s — are back.
In other news:
Orange introduces bill to exempt public school teachers from D.C. income tax; wife is public school teacher (WAMU-FM)
A jazz funeral for Pepco’s proposed rate hike (WRC-TV)
Uber might soon have some competition (TBD)
This whole D.C. investigation thing has been good for Ron Machen’s career (Main Justice)