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D.C. Council Members Start The Day With A Healthy Breakfast

D.C. Council Members Start The Day With A Healthy Breakfast

 

From Karen Sibert:

DC Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown arrived to work this morning to a healthy breakfast delivered by students from Kimball Elementary School in Ward 7. He was joined by Ward 3 Member Mary Cheh, who organized the event, and Councilmembers Phil Mendelson (At-Large) and Yvette Alexander (Ward 7). The students served a wholesome meal of wheat French toast, turkey sausage, fruit, and milk before the start of the Committee of Whole meeting.

Councilmember Cheh Again Calls for Thomas to Step Down

Councilmember Cheh Again Calls for Thomas to Step Down

 

From Kiara Pesante:

Yesterday, Councilmember Mary Cheh, Chair Pro Tempore of the Council of the District of Columbia, issued the following statement on the charges brought against Councilmember Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr.:

 

Brenda Donald To Head District Child And Family Services Agency

Brenda Donald To Head District Child And Family Services Agency

From Robert Marus:

Today, Mayor Vincent C. Gray named Brenda Donald as his pick to lead the District’s Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA).

Historic DC Jobs Bill Passed Into Law

Historic DC Jobs Bill Passed Into Law

 

From David Meadows:

Catania Successfully Steers Health Insurance Exchange Legislation through First Reading

 

From Brendan Williams-Kief:

Councilmember Orange Applauds Mayor Gray For His Cabinet's Ethics Pledges

 

This notice comes to us from Douglas Payton:

Yesterday, Councilmember Vincent B. Orange, Sr. applauded Mayor Vincent C. Gray for having members of his cabinet sign an ethics pledge.  “I commend Mayor Gray’s efforts in having his top advisers sign ethics pledges as part of the new ethics training program for all District government employees.” 

Gray Administration Cabinet Members To Sign Ethics Pledge

Gray Administration Cabinet Members To Sign Ethics Pledge

This notice comes to us from Robert Marus:

At their monthly meeting today, members of Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s Cabinet will sign an Ethics Pledge, vowing to uphold the Mayor’s commitment to the highest ethical standards by avoiding conflicts of interest, use of public resources for personal benefit and other violations of the public trust.

“Government employees are public servants and guardians of the public trust,” Mayor Gray said. “This pledge outlines and underscores my administration’s commitment to ethical and conscientious government.”

The pledge includes commitments that Cabinet members will: