Mayor’s Weekly radio address

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Gray: Advances on Nat’l Assessment Reflect City School Improvements

After the most recent national test score release, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says things are looking up for District schools.

11/10/2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Gray Touts Small Business Capital Improvement Grants

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.

11/03/2013

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Mayor Gray: End Restrictions on D.C. Spending Own Tax Dollars

As the government shutdown stretches into its 13th day, the District continues to stretch its reserve funds thin.

10/13/2013

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Mayor Gray: DC’s Health Care Exchange Launch Among Most Successful in Nation

On Tuesday, D.C. had “one of the most successful launches in the nation” for its health benefits exchange.

10/06/2013

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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.

09/22/2013

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Gray: Sequestration Has Been a Drag on DC’s Growth

In the seven months following the start of sequestration, 7,000 government jobs in the District disappeared, according to Mayor Vincent Gray.

09/08/2013

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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.

08/25/2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Gray: Summer Youth Employment Program Has Improved Drastically

D.C.’s Summer Youth Employment Program used to be “notorious” for its mismanagement, according to Mayor Vincent Gray. But now, he says, the program is successfully connecting more young people with jobs.

08/18/2013

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Gray to Make Push for 2017 All-Star Game in D.C.

Mayor Vincent Gray said in his weekly radio address exclusive to All-News 99.1 WNEW, “it’s time for the All-Star game for the nation’s pastime to return to the nation’s capital.”

07/21/2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray. (Photo Credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Mayor Gray: ‘It Is Time To Free D.C.’

While there were celebrations of America’s independence all over D.C. this weekend, there will be no such celebration for the District itself anytime soon.

07/07/2013

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