Monthly Archives: November 2011

Constituent Services Funds…A Missed Opportunity

On their face, Constituent Service Funds were set up to help those in need across the District by our council members. What they were set up for and what they have been used for seem to be two vastly different … Continue reading

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Is Everything Really On the Table?

As it appears that the “Supercommittee” will not agree to a deal that will reduce the national debt by $1.2 trillion I wonder if everything really is on the table. Of course the main debate is about cutting entitlement programs vs. increasing … Continue reading

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Well Said…

Mayor Gray, Delegate Norton and Chairman Kwame Brown issued a joint statement as to why they rejected Congressman Issa’s autonomy with limits bill. They deserve a lot of credit for standing their ground, sticking up for the District, while also … Continue reading

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Autonomy Vigil at the White House

DC Vote is hosting a candlelight vigil for DC budget autonomy on Thursday, November 17th at 5:30pm. Maybe this year, President Obama with stand with us and stand up for us. For more information see the link below. DC Vote … Continue reading

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Just Say No to Darrell Issa!

Congressman Darrell Issa has offered a bill in the House to grant the District limited autonomy over its budget. Basically, the District would finally have control over its local budget except for its ability to fund abortion services. This is … Continue reading

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