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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.

Councilmember Cheh to be Honored for Healthy Schools Act, Recycling Program in DCPS

Councilmember Cheh to be Honored for Healthy Schools Act, Recycling Program in DCPS

 

From Kiara Pesante:

Councilmember Mary M. Cheh, Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Works, and Transportation, will receive the Potomac Champion Award from the Alice Ferguson Foundation today, October 19, 2011, at their annual Potomac Watershed Trash Summit at George Mason University. 

 

Catania Legislation Confronts Increasing HIV/AIDS Infection Rate Among Senior Citizen

 

From Brendan Williams-Kief:

RIFE 2011 - LBGT Films October 22

RIFE 2011 - LBGT Films October 22

 

REEL Independent Film Extravaganza will feature a selection of LGBT films on Saturday October 22 starting at 4PM.

First up are the short narrative film Figure/Ground and the feature length documentary The Sisterhood. Written and directed by Daniel Henry, Figure/Ground is a drama about Jim, a young artist in the South, struggling to make it in tough economic times. Beautifully shot, the film depicts a story of young man representative of what many are now calling “The Lost Generation.”

Mayor Gray Expresses Disappointment With Senate's Failure To Pass American Jobs Act

Mayor Gray Expresses Disappointment With Senate's Failure To Pass American Jobs Act

 

From Linda Wharton Boyd:

Mayor Vincent C. Gray today noted with disappointment that the U.S. Senate failed to pass the American Jobs Act proposed by President Obama.

Councilmember Cheh to Hold Roundtable on Lorenz, Community Bridge Contracts

Councilmember Cheh to Hold Roundtable on Lorenz, Community Bridge Contracts

 

From Kiara Pesante:

Councilmember Mary M. Cheh, Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Works, and Transportation, will hold a public oversight roundtable regarding the city’s contracts with Lorenz Lawn and Landscaping, Inc. (Lorenz) and Community Bridge, Inc. (CBI) today, October 7, 2011 at 11 a.m. in room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building. Councilmembers Muriel Bowser and Vincent Orange will be joining as co-chairs.

Mayor Gray Appoints Three New Members To D.C. Board Of Elections & Ethics

 

This notice comes to us from Doxie McCoy:

Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced that he has appointed three well-respected citizens to the 3-member D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics (BOEE), an independent agency of the District of Columbia government that oversees policy and regulations related to elections, voter access and ethical standards for elected officials and city government employees.