Marion Barry

File photo of Marion Barry. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Barry Censured, Fined Over Gifts From Contractors

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry has been censured by the city’s ethics board and fined $13,600 for accepting cash gifts from two city contractors.

07/11/2013

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Bill Would Require D.C. Government Workers To Live In City

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry is introducing a bill that would require newly hired District of Columbia government workers to live in the district or move to the city within 180 days.

07/10/2013

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Barry to Push Residency Requirement for D.C. Workers

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry is introducing a bill that would require newly hired District of Columbia government workers to live in the district or move to the city within 180 days.

07/09/2013

Council Member Marion Barry (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Marion Barry Received Gifts From 2 D.C. Contractors

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry has reported receiving thousands of dollars in gifts from two city contractors in what may be a violation of the council’s ethics rules.

06/06/2013

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Gray: Early Childhood Education Shouldn’t be Mandatory in D.C.

Mayor Vincent Gray discussed the District’s efforts to support early childhood education in his weekly radio address, but went on the record as opposing mandatory schooling for young children.

05/12/2013

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Marion Barry Released from Hospital

District of Columbia Councilmember Marion Barry has been released from the hospital after he was admitted overnight due to a drop in blood sugar.

04/03/2013

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Marion Barry’s House on the Market; Asking Price Dropped

A piece of Washington history is on the market as D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry is selling his plush 3,000-square-foot home in Southeast.

02/20/2013

Council Member Marion Barry (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Barry Says D.C. Should Spend Some of Surplus

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry says he’s going to try to force the city to spend up to $100 million of its $417 million budget surplus on services for disadvantaged residents.

01/30/2013

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Barry Discloses Sponsors of Turkey Giveaway

Although D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry is still not giving specifics of how his annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway for needy residents was funded, he has released a list of sponsors for Tuesday’s event.

11/20/2012

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Barry: Only ‘Liberal White Folks’ Care Who Pays for Turkey Giveaway

D.C. Councilmember and former mayor Marion Barry says only ‘liberal white folks’ are interested in knowing who’s funding his annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway.

11/20/2012

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