DeMorning Links: State of the District


Mayor Vincent C. Gray makes his way from the rostrum Tuesday night. (Ricky Carioti/WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

Metro agrees to revisit Jim Graham’s actions on Florida Avenue land deal (Post editorial)

In defense of “Favored Quadrant arrogance” (HuffPo)

The controversial bill targeting gas station mogul Joe Mamo is dead (TBD, Loose Lips)

FY13 budget gap stands at $150 million (DCFPI)

Where the poverty is (Urban Institute via DCist)

Among the “Capitol Assets” — California representative’s support for Eastern Market earmark (Post)

House panel okays bill to offer wiggle room in special-election scheduling (Roll Call)

D.C. statehood resolution goes to floor of New Hampshire House (WaTimes)

Jack Evans is hoping the NFL will help build a new Redskins stadium (Housing Complex)

Evans also wants to pursue bond-tax repeal (WaTimes)

Gifted-and-talented program not a new thing for DCPS (D.C. Schools Insider)

D.C. Republicans’ new executive director is an Adams Morgan resident (Examiner)

Gay divorce bill passes first reading vote (AP)

The Georgetown retail picture ain’t too pretty (G’town Metropolitan)

Golden Triangle BID demands creative bike racks! (DCist)

FEMS spokesperson knows how to find the delete button (WaTimes)

More details and renderings on Southwest Waterfront development (DCmud)

Planning office starts releasing zoning rewrite drafts (Current via Dish)

What does Capital City Diner’s closing mean for other struggling commercial corridors? (RIA Insider)

Officials react to unemployment scam (WRC-TV)

EXCLUSIVE: AAA still doesn’t like speed cams (WMAL-AM)

Neither does Ward 7 council candidate Bill Bennett (Post)

But Tom Sherwood is making sense: “Slow Down, Simple as That” (WRC-TV)

Mike DeBonis covers Congress and national politics for The Washington Post. He previously covered D.C. politics and government from 2007 to 2015.

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