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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.  

Chairman Brown's Statement on Updated Bond Ratings

Chairman Brown's Statement on Updated Bond Ratings

 

This statement comes to us from Karen Sibert:

Yesterday, the District received updated bond ratings from the three major credit rating agencies.

 

Cheh Introduces Bill to Limit, Screen, and Vet Executive Appointees

Cheh Introduces Bill to Limit, Screen, and Vet Executive Appointees

 

This notice comes to us from Jay Carmona:

Legislation To Be Introduced To Establish D.C. Jobs Czar

This story comes to us from Douglas Payton:

On September 20, 2011, Vincent B. Orange, Sr. Councilmember, At-Large will introduce legislation to establish the OFFICE OF THE JOBS CZAR, which will be directed by an individual with the title of Jobs Czar.

 

Mayor Gray Expresses Appreciation to Members of Congress for Supporting Budget Autonomy

Mayor Gray Expresses Appreciation to Members of Congress for Supporting Budget Autonomy

 

This story comes to us from Doxie McCoy:

National Small Business Week Focus: FedScoop & Citizen Engagement

National Small Business Week Focus: FedScoop & Citizen Engagement

This week marks the 48th National Small Business Week with recognition from the White House for small businesses’ contributions to the well-being of the economy. There is estimated to be 27.2 million small businesses in America, creating 60-80 percent of the new jobs in the country, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. More than half of Americans either work for or own a small company, increasing innovation worldwide.