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DeVacay Links: Camera cop nabbed

Officer’s ‘laziness’ meant speed cameras weren’t properly calibrated and $17,000 in refunds had to be issued. (jahi chikwendiu/THE WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

Jonetta Rose Barras: Assessment settlements are another black eye for the city tax office (Examiner)

Audit of commercial property tax assessments has been delayed nearly two years (Examiner)

Marion Barry files one of his usual contract disapprovals on a major project in his own ward (WBJ)

D.C. abortion bill highlights “confused” principles in national GOP (Economist)

Busboys owner: I’m not “swagger-jacking” nothing (Post letter)

Also, “swagger-jacking” only happened after a long, multiracial effort to rebuild a riot-scarred U Street (The Atlantic)

Parking lot crash injures city personnel office employees (WUSA-TV)

Why D.C. isn’t quite ready to handle special-ed transportation (HuffPo)

Conservative news outlet is shocked to learn D.C. hands out condoms in schools (CNS News)

Why Olympics in D.C. is “not an impossible dream” (Post column)

MedStar gets final OK to enter city Medicaid business (WBJ)

Congress should get rid of speed cameras, “assert more authority over the federal city” (WaTimes editorial)

Metro “mystery rider” findings will remain a mystery (Examiner)

D.C. cops now have stricter guidelines on conducting warrantless searches (Legal Times)

Former GOP council candidate Marc Morgan is running for ANC (Borderstan)

Let the Tax Commission deal with high-tech tax breaks (DCFPI)

Tell the People’s Counsel how you feel about Pepco (DCist)

Video of Depression-era D.C. (Ghosts of D.C.)

Eat 10 Taylor Gourmet subs, win $200 (Roll Call)

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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