The D.C. Council is set to consider a contract to provide scratch-off lottery tickets in the city that does not meet a requirement that local businesses get 35 percent of the deal.
An attorney who has worked in the Obama and Clinton administrations is running for mayor of the District of Columbia.
D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans officially announced his bid for mayor of D.C. in 2014, formally launching his campaign in front of Le Diplomate on the corner of 14th and Q streets on Saturday.
D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans is joining the race for mayor, becoming the third candidate to enter the race.
District of Columbia officials are weighing how to handle an expected $400 million budget surplus from the 2012 fiscal year.
The District of Columbia’s embattled chief financial officer is refusing to answer questions about a federal investigation of the district’s lottery contract, the firing of his former chief procurement officer and changes made to a report that was highly critical of a councilmember.
Just when you thought there couldn’t be any more suspicious activity hovering over Vincent Gray’s 2010 mayoral campaign, allegations arise over malpractice with city employees’ retirement funds.
Fans of online gambling rejoiced when the District became the first jurisdiction in the nation to legalize online gambling within its borders. Now, the D.C. Council is poised to repeal the program before it launches.