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Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat,

VIA THE EXAMINER: Today, ANC 8E in Ward 8 will be hosting its first mayoral candidate forum of the year with almost all of the mayoral candidates but the current mayor Adrian Fenty expected to be in the house. As of press time, DC mayoral candidates Vincent Gray, Ernest Johnson, Leo Alexander, Sulamon Brown, Dennis […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) spent more than two hours pressing the flesh and taking names this morning in as he took his one-on-one campaign skills to the heart of Dupont Circle. Greeting pedestrian commuters at the base of the Dupont Circle fountain, a relaxed Fenty reached out to nearly […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON TIMES: D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray used school reform to kick off his run for mayor Saturday in downtown Washington, where an estimated 350 people intermittently chanted, “Send Fenty home!” Several current and former council members were in attendance, including at-large members Michael A. Brown and Phil Mendelson. Virginia Williams, mother […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The backlash is building against Mayor Adrian M. Fenty’s (D) proposal to use increased parking fees and traffic tickets to help close the city’s budget shortfall, including raising the cost to park at some meters to $3 an hour. At a news conference this morning, the leaders of AAA Mid-Atlantic decried […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Mayor Adrian M. Fenty’s proposed budget for fiscal 2011 relies on at least $72 million in new and increased fees and penalties as part of an effort to close a $523 million shortfall. The budget, which Fenty (D) submitted to the D.C. Council last week, proposes dozens of new fees. Parents […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Mayor Adrian M. Fenty proposed an $8.9 billion budget blueprint Thursday that he said does “more with less,” eliminating hundreds of jobs and freezing employee pay raises. To close an estimated $500 million gap, Fenty would raise hourly parking meter rates in some areas by a quarter, increase the city’s 911 […]

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VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: As part of the proposed budget that D.C Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is unveiling this morning, the city would increase parking meter rates and residential parking permit fees, City Administrator Neil O. Albert said. Applications for residential parking permits would increase from $15 to $25. Parking meter rates in some areas […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The race for D.C. mayor will start in earnest Tuesday, when Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray is set to officially announce a long-anticipated bid to take on Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, setting up a battle between two men who have been at odds for much of the past four years. The […]