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Mayor Vincent C. Gray Proclaims March 'Women's History Month'

Mayor Vincent C. Gray Proclaims March 'Women's History Month'

 

From Robert Marus: Today Mayor Vincent C. Gray issued a proclamation commemorating March 2012 as “Women’s History Month” in the District of Columbia.

 

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.:

 

Catania Successfully Steers Health Insurance Exchange Legislation through First Reading

 

From Brendan Williams-Kief:

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:

Chairman Brown Introduces Ban on K-2

Chairman Brown Introduces Ban on K-2

 

From Karen Sibert:

Today, Chairman Kwame R. Brown introduced legislation to add synthetic cannabinoids, chemical stimulants often found in herbal-incense products, to the list of controlled substances to monitor, prevent misuse of, and to ensure the health and safety of District residents.

 

Catania Bills Confront Chronic Unemployment, Workforce Training Deficiencies

Catania Bills Confront Chronic Unemployment, Workforce Training Deficiencies

 

From Brendan Williams-Kief:

Mayor Gray Appoints Former D.C. Auditor To Lead Board Of Elections And Ethics

Mayor Gray Appoints Former D.C. Auditor To Lead Board Of Elections And Ethics

 

From Robert Marus:

Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced yesterday that he has appointed former D.C. Auditor and longtime public servant Deborah Nichols to chair the independent D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics (BOEE), completing a three-member panel that carries out the important work of enforcing District election laws andadministrating elections, ballot access and voter registration.