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ALTERNATE FUTURES -- 1997

JANUARY 1997
108 Vise Gingrich Speaks of More Help for the District (making finest capital city in world)
123 Raspberry Urban Comeback OpEd--quoting Cisneros--better economy, welfare reform
130 Lipton/Meyer Suburban House Members Deflect Norton Criticism: Say They'll Aid DC
131Yang Christian Coalition Revamps Agenda to Reach Out to Inner Cities
131 Editor The Northern Virginia Example: increasing clout of suburbs in state politics
FEBRUARY, 1997
202 Mirel Tyranny in the District (lack of voting rights)
205
Clinton in State of Union: Renew our Capital City
207 Vise Clinton's DC Aid Plan Gives GOP an Opening (to weaken Barry)
208 Nakashima House District in Va Ordered Redrawn--Judge Says Race Major Factor
211 Davis DC Residents Want More from Clinton
212 Baker/Pianin Clinton, Hill Leaders Agree on 5 Priorities (DC is one)
216 Williams No Consensus on City Manager Idea--Congress Can't Agree
221 Vise Key Republican (Davis) Welcomes DC Aid Plan to House--Vows Actions in '97
MARCH, 1997
301 Lewis Seeing DC as Others See it: Viewers from Abroad find fragmented, disunified city
302 Shear/Melton In Prince William County Low Profile is Out, High Tech is In
303 Powell/Vise Key Republican (Faircloth) Typically Blunt on Plans for DC
307 Vise Senate Panel Scrutinizes DC Tax-Cut Proposal--Congress likely to pass some reforms
310 Broder The Right Way to Renew a City--Charleston,SC success story (scatter housing, etc.)
311Powell Five Mayors Share Thoughts on Reviving DC--first step: replace mayor
314 Vise Key Senator (Brownback) Blasts DC Economic Plan--for encroaching on city affairs
316 Editor More on the DC Recovery Plan--good start, don't stop fed payment
MAY, 1997
515Harris Key Senator (Brownback) Says DC Needs "Radical Surgery" beyond Clinton Aid Plan
JUNE, 1997
628Lewis In Tale of Two Capitals, Paris Wins Out Over Washington--Paris is "embraced" by its nation
JULY, 1997
706 Fehr Consultants Urge Regional Rx to Resolve Common Problems (regional solutions for urban sprawl)
713 Editor Power Shifts in the Suburbs (need to recognize jurisdictional interdependence)
723 Meyer Pr. George's Reaches Deal on Growth, School Funds: Builders must help pay for schools
AUGUST, 1997
812Cropp/HobsonReturn of the District--need authentic public dialogue on city's future
813MilloyHard Lessons About History and the Future--his experiences in DC schools when they worked
817HicksDemocracy for the District--positive suggestions for recovery
823LewisA (regional) Transportation Authority Paves Road to Growth--Bd of Trade proposal "sensible strategy"
SEPTEMBER, 1997
921Siegel (rdr)Finding a Home in the Free State--favors DC Retrocession to MD --gotta become part of a state
OCTOBER, 1997
1005BiskupicJustice O'Connor and Affirmative Action--swing voter on race policies: high on state sov, tough on crime
1011FletcherThe Color of Controversy: Thernstrom book on "immense" progress in race relations debated
1025EditorNumber Two and Going Nowhere--2nd to LA as worst traffic congestion in US--gotta get regional authority
NOVEMBER, 1997
1108SpinnerLawmakers Target WSSC's 'Arrogance' for Study: MD and VA want to change bi-county agency
1108EditorDrunk in One State, Not the Other: notes MD/VA sobriety test differences--argues for nat'l standard
1111ReidArea Traffic Agency Unlikely, Officials Say: too many viewpoints in 2 states--just spinning wheels
1113LiptonNorth VA Group Tours 3 Ballparks for Ideas: possible sites from Lorton to Dulles, Army Proving Grnd
1120LiptonUS lawmakers block effort to donate Lorton to Fairfax--Taylor blocks Davis rider as 'land grab'
1121Staff(Freddie Mac) Grant Allows DC Hotline to Expand Into Suburbs: now 'Prevent Child Abuse in Metro Wash.'
1121LeibovichArea Technology Groups to Cooperate: VA,MD+Greater Wash Bd of Trade agree to 'superpartnership'
1122KingWhat Will They Say When We're Gone? don't purge names of former slave-owners from pub bldgs
DECEMBER, 1997

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