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Mayor Gray Urges Holiday Volunteering in D.C.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.
Mayor Gray: Growing Population Making Housing Costs ClimbThe growing population in the District is pushing out many long-term residents, making housing in the nation's capital less affordable, according to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in his weekly radio address on All News 99.1.
Online Feedback System Helps D.C. Agencies Make the GradeWhen D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray took office in 2011 he wasn't pleased with some of the District's services, and he knew that city residents weren't either.
Gray: Advances on Nat'l Assessment Reflect City School ImprovementsAfter the most recent national test score release, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says things are looking up for District schools.
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: Gateway D.C. Pavilion 'Sign of Things to Come' in East End of CityThe east end of Washington, D.C. has new life with the opening of the Gateway D.C. Pavilion at St. Elizabeths in Southeast, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said in his weekly radio address exclusive to All News 99.1.
Mayor Gray: End Restrictions on D.C. Spending Own Tax DollarsAs the government shutdown stretches into its 13th day, the District continues to stretch its reserve funds thin.
Mayor Gray: DC's Health Care Exchange Launch Among Most Successful in NationOn Tuesday, D.C. had "one of the most successful launches in the nation" for its health benefits exchange.
Gray Has Plans in Place For D.C. Government Shut DownA federal government shutdown is looming but the city government for the nation's capital insists it will be open for business as usual.
Mayor Gray: 'We Need Sensible Gun Control ... And We Need It Now'After Monday's shootings at the Washington Navy Yard in Southeast D.C., District Mayor Vincent Gray is calling for federal gun control.
Gray Defends 'Living Wage' Veto, Calls Bill a 'Job Killer'D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray made headlines this past week when he vetoed the controversial Large Retailer Accountability Act, but the mayor says he did his homework before making a decision.
Gray: Sequestration Has Been a Drag on DC's GrowthIn the seven months following the start of sequestration, 7,000 government jobs in the District disappeared, according to Mayor Vincent Gray.