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D.C. Attorney General Announces Completion Of Settlement Terms in Marbury Plaza Matter

 

From Valerie Scott: District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan announced today that the provisions outlined in a 2010 settlement agreement the District reached with property owners and tenants at the Marbury Plaza apartment building in the 2300 block of Good Hope Road, S.E., have been satisfied.

Councilmember Cheh Again Calls for Thomas to Step Down

Councilmember Cheh Again Calls for Thomas to Step Down

 

From Kiara Pesante:

Yesterday, Councilmember Mary Cheh, Chair Pro Tempore of the Council of the District of Columbia, issued the following statement on the charges brought against Councilmember Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr.:

 

Councilmember Barry Continuing to Eradicate Federal Tax Liability

Councilmember Barry Continuing to Eradicate Federal Tax Liability

 

Councilmember Marion Barry today issued the following statement regarding his federal tax assessments:

 

Councilmember Cheh to Hold Hearing on Forestry, Litter Prevention Legislation

Councilmember Cheh to Hold Hearing on Forestry, Litter Prevention Legislation

 

From Kiara Pesante:

Catania Successfully Steers Health Insurance Exchange Legislation through First Reading

 

From Brendan Williams-Kief:

Barry Appoints Staff Assistant for Education

Barry Appoints Staff Assistant for Education

 

This notice comes to us from  Joyce Clements-Smith:

Marion Barry, Council Member for Ward Eight today announced the appointment of Ms. Kathleen Arnold as his new Staff Assistant for Education.  Among Ms. Arnold’s other responsibilities, she will serve as Council Member Barry’s liaison to the Ward 8 Education Council, the Office of the State Superintendent, D.C. Public Schools, the Office of the Chancellor and, other external education organizations.

 

Gray Administration Cabinet Members To Sign Ethics Pledge

Gray Administration Cabinet Members To Sign Ethics Pledge

This notice comes to us from Robert Marus:

At their monthly meeting today, members of Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s Cabinet will sign an Ethics Pledge, vowing to uphold the Mayor’s commitment to the highest ethical standards by avoiding conflicts of interest, use of public resources for personal benefit and other violations of the public trust.

“Government employees are public servants and guardians of the public trust,” Mayor Gray said. “This pledge outlines and underscores my administration’s commitment to ethical and conscientious government.”

The pledge includes commitments that Cabinet members will: