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ALTERNATE FUTURES -- 1998

JANUARY, 1998
FEBRUARY, 1998
215StaffCOG Executive Dirtector (Crone) to Retire in July--selection committee appointed
220EditorBridge Realism in Alexandria--Wilson Bridge decrepit--gotta get regional agreement--and press for fed $s
222JeterCities, Older Suburbs Becoming Allies--urban blight spreading to suburbs nationwide--regionalism emerges
223EditorAmericans Without Full Rights--pushing Cong. bill for choice of statehood or other paths for Puerto Rico
MARCH, 1998
309MontgomeryBarry Tries to Keep Alive Idea of 'Living Downtown', planners say can't meet goal of 10K units by '00
309TwomeyOh Say Can't They See the Inequity for DC--Congress voting to let Puerto Rico decide its future, not DC
311StaffPlans Move Ahead for 2012 Olympics--organizing committee named for Wash/Baltimore regional try
314EditorA 51st State? both parties gotta think hard about what Americans owe their fellow Puerto Rican citizens
315HardenRejuvenation of Cities: Was it Just Cosmetics?--Philadelphia insiders declare patient still comatose
317MontgomeryFrom Abroad, DC's Problems not so Foreign--similarities seen to Moscow, Mexico City, Nairobi, etc.
318StaffNorton Seeks Memorial Moratorium on National Mall...wants much of downtown made part of Mall
APRIL, 1998
412DietschCapital Cities: DC Has Buildings. It Needs More Soul.--new NCPC plans don't grapple with social realities
412Cairns/HarrisDC's Comparative Disadvantage--'structural reforms' needed re voting, fed chores, Congress micromgmt
417LeibovichA 'Moniker ' to Put Us on the Tech Map--suggests value in having a special name to identify region
421Powell/HarrisIn DC, Faith in City and its Future--though times tough, residents face election year with optimism
426CobbDC Problems: City Has Means to Be Great--why can't its leaders fix what's wrong?
MAY, 1998
JUNE, 1998
601EditorSomebody Has Got to Drive: get a regional authority together to plan transportation needs--not supergov't
628SlevinDC Trying New Tactic to Win Voting Rights:--lawsuit to follow petition to redress greivance re unequal protection
JULY, 1998
701EditorWe the People of the District: Ferren petitioning Congress to provide vote for 'equal protection':no amendment
701StaffGrp Sues for Voting Rights, Home Rule:LaRoche files to disband control bd, deny fed laws, go for sthd, reunion
716PaeTransportation Panel Wary of Regional Road Proposal--creating regional authority to raise road funds
AUGUST, 1998
808StaffCongress' Unfinished Business--Appns, Taxes,HMO's,Tobacco,Campaign $, Abortion, Trade, etc.
808BakerRep. Morella Balancing Voters, GOP--praise from conservatives highlights precarious position
809GrayDC Protest Marks Annexation of Hawaii--protesters challenge 1898 measure--want total sovereignty
811EditorCongress, Tobacco, and DC:--Bilbray Amndmnt would arrest kids under 18--great legislative system or what?
812Kelly opedFiddling While DC Implodes--cynical posturing by Congress--immoral failure of governance--horror stats
813MontgomeryDC Bill Bars Tobacco Use by Teenagers--Norton Says House Measure Is Intrusion on Local Issue
SEPTEMBER, 1998
919LewisMarriage between DC and MD Could Be Start of Beautiful Relationship--urges retrocession over rights suit
922DionneIf A. Williams Wins--back-to-basics mayors making progress elsewhere--can help DC and future of cities
OCTOBER, 1998
1004MorinNot a Capital City--majority of Americans wouldn't accept job here, 44% have bad impression--worse than NY
1020StaffRivlin Calls for Regional Cooperation, greater teamwork needed to support DC as nation's capital
NOVEMBER, 1998
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