Mayor Gray Touts Small Business Capital Improvement GrantsD.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.
Gray: 'We No Longer Have the Luxury of Being a Company Town'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.
Mayor Gray on School Buildings: 'Our Children Deserve Better'As children who attend the District's public schools head back to class this week, Mayor Vincent Gray is happy that the city can offer some of them brand new, modernized learning spaces.
Legislation Would Give DCPS Chancellor Power to Authorize ChartersLegislation that D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray plans to introduce would give the DCPS Chancellor the power to authorize charter schools.
D.C. License Plates to Get a MakeoverD.C. Mayor Vincent Gray ordered Friday that the city's license plates be changed from "Washington D.C." to the "District of Columbia," The Washington Post reports.
D.C. Will Direct $417M Surplus Into SavingsA $417 million surplus the District accumulated in fiscal 2012 will be used to pad the city's savings.
Deadliest Crash In Metro History: 9 Lives Remembered 3 Years LaterThe nine people killed in a Metrorail crash in June 2009 in northeast Washington will be honored with a plaque near the crash site.