D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray
Muriel Bowser’s decisive victory in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city’s eighth mayor, but she can’t expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees have in four decades of mayoral elections.
In 2010, Vincent Gray received 72,648 votes in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary. That was good enough for a nearly 10-percentage point victory over incumbent Adrian Fenty, but it meant that just 22 percent of the city’s registered Democrats cast ballots for Gray.
Twenty years ago, Jim Foster says, the Anacostia Watershed Society was busy trying to get tires out of the river. Now that the big stuff is more or less gone, and dumping has been made a felony, AWS’s focus is on the smaller stuff.
The District of Columbia’s mayor has signed a bill that will raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 per hour in 2016.
District of Columbia mayor Vincent Gray will launch his re-election bid at an arts and recreation center in southeast Washington.
Democrat Vincent Gray will seek a second term as District of Columbia mayor.
As the holiday season kicked off this Thanksgiving this past Thursday, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said that though the District is doing better financially, there is still much more work that needs to be done.
If a proposal from D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray succeeds, residents will get their take-out food in something other than Styrofoam by 2018.
D.C.’s latest set of Small Business Capital Improvement grantees, announced last week, anticipate the creation of 200 new jobs, Mayor Vincent Gray said in his weekly radio address on All News 99.1.
The partial government shutdown made it even more abundantly clear to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray that the city’s finances are too intricately connected with the federal government, he said in his weekly radio address exclusive to All News 99.1.