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JANUARY 1997
104KingWords that Wound:Barry racial tactics
105EditorMarion Barry the Baiter(UDC cuts anti-black)
106 Twomey Barry's Way With Words:(Patterson UDC):I just say whatever sounds good
106 Williams Amid Turmoil,Mayor Looks Ahead with Optimism: Give me lemon, I make lemonade
110 Boo DC's Income Maintenance Head Retires (abrupt departure blow to welfare reform)
110 Vise/Loeb DC Plan Would Cut 2400 Jobs (data on cuts)
111 King DC Needs Help, but Spare Us the Lectures:(compares DC to Congress)
113 Harris Council Wishes to Improve Quality of Life in District (cite 100 ways to make it happen)
118 King Let's Dont Blow It Again (re home rule)
119 Behr Putting Political Lobbying at the Top (Susan Williams, new Chief of Board of Trade)
119 Williams Barry's Roll in Selling (Clinton) Plan Will be Small, Politicans Say
125 Vise/Harris 165 Fired in Purge of DC Ranks (Willams says wkrs didn't measure up --68in tax/fin)
127 Woodlee Mayor Barry's Tale of Two Agencies--DC Office abolished in '94 lives on renamed
129 Goldstein DC Mental Health Subsidies Paid for Fur Coats--head of firm misspent $659,000
130 Ray DC Needs Help, but not a takeover--thoughtful OpEd
131 Editor Where Did Your (DHS) Money Go? JMC's Burrell's $659K fur coats
131 Vise/Powell Continuing Fiscal Chaos Seen in DC--still problems of dysfunctional bureaucracy
FEBRUARY, 1997
201 King Just What Barry Needs to Get 4 More Years (ineffective opposition)
201 Williams Barry Seeks Tighter Grip on DC Employees--Proposes Performance Bonuses
202 Harris With Jarvis in Driver's Seat, DC Council Roars to Life
203 Williams Fed Budget Chief (Raines) Challenges Barry to Step Up to DC Reform
207
DC Council Committees: Who's Watching What
208 KIng He's a Different Barry Now
210 Williams Barry Puts His Money on Southeast: 96 Budget Sends Millions to Anacostia
217 Williams On National TV, I'm Not the Problem, Barry Insists--DC's Unique Structure is
MARCH, 1997
302 Williams Barry Puts Positive Spin on His Reduced Role
305 Editor DC Budget: Strike Two -- control board faults 2nd proposal as embarrassing
307 Harris DC Council Weighs Steps to Replace (ailing) Chairman Clarke
312 Vise Inspector General (Avant) to Lose Power--Brimmer may pick replacement
314 Vise DC Inspector General (Avant) Resigns Under Pressure
318 Editor DC's Next Inspector General--control board should step in
319 Vise Barry Defies Control Board--revised budget omits increases for schools,police
320 Editor The Mayor Strikes Out--third unacceptable budget submitted
323 Loeb DC (Antiquated) Computers on a Crash Course
325 Woodlee Barry's ex-Wife Accused in Audit of Diverting Funds (from ANC)
328 Woodlee Financial Records Seized in ANC Probe--re Barry's ex-wife
329 Powell DC Council Chairman David Clarke Dies
330 Beaman Even After 2 Decades, ANCs Fall Short of a DC Dream
330 Editor Grading the City's Work force: Brimmer says most mgrs below average; none above
330 Williams DC Council Disagrees on Acting Chair--2 members question Cropp
APRIL, 1997
401 Vise Barry Vows Contracting Crackdown--including firings, outside help
402 Editor Mr. Barry's Out-of-Body Act--claims workers beyond skill level--not his fault
410 Editor The State of Marion Barry--for state of District, better ask someone else
410 Powell In Barry's Eyes, City Undergoing Positive Transformation--high skepticism
410 Williams Barry Defends Efforts to Fix DC Gov't--upbeat state of District message
412 King Lunch with the Mayor--irrevocably in love with his office
417 Harris City to Audit DC Tourism Office
418 Harris At Prayer Breakfast, a Crusade for DC--Barry vows he'll repair city
418 Harris Barry Wants ($60K) Refund for Inaugural Tickets bought by DC Office of Tourism
419 Editor The Mayor's New Vows--absurd in view of performance --victims, training, tickets etc.
422 Harris DC Cabbies to Suspend Service--protesting new regulations--meters, a/c; newness
428 Harris DC Lottery Chief Resigns Abruptly--called irresponsible
430 Williams Ambrose Is Winner of Ward 6 Seat w/25% vote--only woman (white) on 12-man slate
MAY, 1997
502 Williams Barry Decries Cut in Security Staff (to half of present 31)
503 Williams Barry Asks DC Council to Raise Managers' Pay--says he can't attract top talent at $82K
507 Twomey 8 Reasons (all hilarious) Why Barry Might Be on Guard
507 Woodlee 2 Say Names Were Forged on Checks--Grand jury probing ANC led by Barry's ex-wife
507 Williams/Harris Council Names (Linda) Cropp Acting Chairman--unanimously
507 Thompson (Police Chief) Soulsby to Cut Mayor's Security Detail--Barry Denounces Council Orders
509
HUD to Review Grant Made to Ex-DC Council Member--wrongdoing suspected
510 Williams Barry's Popularity Plummets--78% of residents say he shouldn't run again
513 Harris Ex DC Council Member (Whittington) Focus of Probe--for falsehoods in campaign
516 Vise DC Takeover May Not Go Far Enough, Brimmer considering a city manager
516 Vise 700 DC Workers Make More than Barry--partly due to excessive overtime
517 Editor A Very Bad Idea: Brimmer suggests DC get a City Mgr reporting to Control Board
517 Harris Norton Blasts City Manager Idea for DC--Brimmer draws fire for discussing plan
518 Harris DC Cab drivers Seek Backing for Barry Recall Drive--over improving taxis
524 Locy/Woodlee Barry Associate In Indicted--28 counts re city-leased building in SE
527 Editor All The Mayor's Friends--noting 5 indicted or jailed recently
528 Vise Lawmaker (Rep. Taylor) Aims to Curb Barry's Role--Shift More to DC Finance Chief
528 Williams Suddenly, Barry Seen Everywhere--mayor insists he's not campaigning
529
DC, George Washington University Announce Training Program for DC gov't mgrs
JUNE, 1997
604 Locy Barry Associate (Korean businessman) a Court No-Show for Arraignment
623 Williams With Barry on Fence, '98 Mayor's Race Stuck at Starting Gate
625 Powell Barry Calls on Business to Aid Youth--still shy 3500 summer jobs
626 Woodlee Barry Set to Visit Africa Next Month (for 4th time)--Afro-American Summit--unclear who's paying
629 Offner In the belly of the Beast--Why Its Hard to Fix a Government Agency
630 Loeb/Harris 'Megan's Law', Others Languish in DC: Council Says Barry Admin Ignores Council-passed laws
630 Editor Convention Center High life--DC Auditor finds officials running up entertainment bills
JULY, 1997
706WilliamsApathy Seen in Effort (by taxi drivers) to Recall Barry
710 Loeb Barry Set to Fill 5 ("Long-vacant") Vacancies in DC Gov't
715 Loeb Required "Accountability Plans" from DC Are Late, Incomplete (Faircloth vs Barry)
716 Vise Hill Leaders Considering City Manager (Faircloth wants mgmt fix part of bail-out plan)
716 Woodlee Spending on Barry Trip (to Asia) Doesn't Add Up (Extra paid for lunch by Barry's wife)
717 Editor Let the City Decide (residents should vote of city manager plan?)
717 Vise DC Mayor Defends Status Quo (while Taylor and Moran back Faircloth plan for city mgr)
717 Loeb Barry Forbids Top Managers To Complain (saying public criticism can't be tolerated)
718 Vise Barry Calls on Norton to Resist Move to City Manager (claiming "diminished home rule)
719 King Let Congress Do It -- For DC Leaders, it's Vacation Time (Barry to Africa: Hill running city)
719 Wilgoren For 392 DC Workers, Payday is Delay Day (2 paycheck foul ups in one week)
720 Powell Steep Expenses, Low Quality are the Rule in DC: Highest per Cap Spending Doesn't Show
720 Powell From the Top, a City that Doesn't Work:Bureaucratic Inefficiency; Political Machinery at Fault
721 Loeb Barry Vows to Be Envoy of Goodwill: Mayor, Wife Arrive for African Summit
722 Editor Force a City Manager on DC? No: "ripping up" city charter without a vote not right
723 Williams Linda Cropp Coasts to Victory as DC Council Chairman: Only 5.3% turn out
723 Loeb Barry Issues Call for (Black) Unity: Urges Sister City Bonds with African Cities
724 Powell 2100 DC Workers Are Among Tax Deadbeats
724 Powell At African Summit Barry and Brimmer Act Worlds Apart: (disciplined vs "populist")
724 Vise Senator (Faircloth) Attacks DC Government for Potholes, Poor Mgmt at the Top
726 Loeb Mayor Barry Says He's Buoyed by His Performance in Africa--as goodwill ambassador
726 Vise Compromise Plan for DC Studied on Hill: Consultants, not city manager, would guide reform effort
728 Makinen Sharon Pratt Kelly (ex-mayor) is Back, on the Web, Vowing to 'Reclaim Our (US) Government'
730 Vise Compromise Plan Would Take Firing Power from Barry (supported by Faircloth and Norton)
731 Powell DC Rescue Agreement Strips Barry's Power: Home Rule Would Be Curtailed to Improve City
AUGUST, 1997
801ViseBrimmer Plans Moves on Reform--plans to hire senior manager to oversee agency changes
801Vise/PowellWoman in the Middle''Norton under fire--could she have done more (probably not, alone)
801Hansell LtrFalse Assumption About City Managers (being bad)
802PowellBarry Says He'll Support Reform Effort--but voices doubts about Control Board
802KingAnd Where Was the Mayor? (in Africa)--but where do we go from here?
802GilliamLess Power Doesn't Mean Powerless (a wake-up call, not a rape)
803Tom DavisCongressional Tough Love: Committee Chairman says why DC reforms will nurture a new city
803WheelerNorton Vows to Fight on for Home Rule--defends her role in DC deal
803MooarUrban League Urges Black Economic Power: Barry/Norton call rescue plan "shameful"
803RaskinReform without Representation--DC take-over won't work without real voting rights
803EditorNo Home Role Obituary--management issues threaten city's prosperity
803WilliamsBarry says GOP Is After Not Just Him--rejects blame for Congress's actions
803Powell/ViseIn Background, DC Council Struggles to Save Some Influence
805ViseDC Delegate (Norton) Now Decries Rescue Plan--calling deal "too high a price"
806HarrisHome Rule Activists Disrupt Control Board Meeting--include ministers and Democracy First
806EditorDC Management Reforms: Day 1--Post agrees Brimmer must not shirk from (unwanted) task
807ViseBrimmer Demands Rapid Improvements--DC managers' jobs on the line
807NortonIt's Not the Package (the President's Plan)--its the Wrapping (Faircloth's attachments)
807ViseBrimmer Takes Reins in Transfer of Power--Barry told not to act without clearance
807LoebBarry Promises Fight to Restore Home Rule--foes come under sharp attack
808EditorThe Mayor's Search for Enemies--returning to familiar "ready, fire, aim" mode
808ViseTeams of Consultants to Begin Process of Overhauling DC Gov't Agencies
809PowellControl Board's New Power Exceeds a City Manager's--hollow "victory" for Home Rulers
809StaffCropp Takes Oath (as Chairman DC Council)--criticizes rescue Package
809WoodleeShift of Power to Board Is "Immoral", (Jesse) Jackson Says--democracy victim
809KingQuit Putdowns and One-Upsmanship (by Barry and Brimmer)
810Powell/WilliamsHigh Hopes and Home Rule Fears--many residents support power transfer, with reservations
810LooseFarrakhan to Sponsor Anti-Violence Rap Concert in DC
811LoebA Weakened DC Mayor's Strong Words--downfall gives rise to Activist Barry
811ViseFor Brimmer, DIstrict Had One Way Out--power shift his choice, and "biggest challenge"
812WoodleeDC Council to Get Clinton's Help--to restore some of its powers, says Norton
813LoebBarry Vows Cooperation on Reforms--turns conciliatory after days of fiery talk
814LoebBarry Searching for Candidates to Head Agencies--says he'll consult with Control Board
814George WillUnfit for Home Rule--debacle of democracy is a disgrace to America
816KingLessons From DC's Anthem--claims "free fall" not yet over
817EatonGet a Grip, Eleanor--your Home Rule stand was right the first time
817NicholsonShame and Blame: Get Over It Marion--'60s rhetoric won't help now
817O'NeillForgotten Washington: When Summer Was Slow and Easy--good times in '50s,'60s
817FountainFarrakhan Denounces Shift in DC Authority--urging vigorous protest
818Loeb/WoodleeCuts in Barry's (111-person) Staff Go Too Far for Some, Not Far Enough for Others
819WilliamsGOP's Schwartz Says She Wasn't Party to DC Power Shift--resisted city mgr--may run for mayor
820MilloyDown but Undaunted in Battle over DC--re DC activist Rahim Jenkins
822RaspberryGiving up Home Rule for What?--Boards no better than Barry--even though mayor did poor job
822McGroryDoing Without Democracy--new Boards seem "distressingly" like Barry regime
823WheelerCabdriver Who Booed Barry Sues Police for Arresting Him--via ACLU
823MeltonSearch Firm to Look for City Manager--has found managers for 26 of US's 100 largest cities
824Chamberlain600 Protesters (bussed from DC's Union Temple) Picket for DC outside (Sen) Faircloth's (NC) Home
826WilliamsDC Council Backs Barry on (Nominees for) Acting Agency Heads
828NortonThe Loss is Personal--was fighting for DC residents, not DC government--gotta act together now
830LocyFormer Head (Stokes) of DC Taxi Agency Charged (by Feds) with Selling Licenses
830KingSen. Faircloth's About-face: power to grant favors, not matched in DC without voice in senate
SEPTEMBER, 1997
901EditorDon't Blow the Windfall: Barry grandstanding with proposal to fund Tourism, International Affairs, bonuses
902de GuzmanTop Cabbies Wish Commission Would Yield on Proposed Taxi Rules: 6-yr age limit, meters
903FairclothWhy I Backed the New DC Law: glaringly evident weak DC mgmt--opposed putting it in big tax bill
904EditorMaking DC Business Friendly--Dept of Consumer, and Reg Affairs backlogged, no technology, training
904Vise/LoebBrimmer Rebuffs Barry Plan to Spend $170M in New Savings--on tourism, non-union city worker bonus
904HarrisDC Marchers Protest Home Rule Curbs: Jackson, Norton, Fauntroy, Gregory urge civil disobedience
904LoebBarry Business Reform Commission Urges Reform of Regulatory "Morass"--abolish 44 boards
906LoebDC Control Board Awards Contract (to Peat-Marwick) for Financial Mgmt System: consultants hired
907WilliamsNew Law to Let Creditors Attach Wages of DC Workers--Davis put in Financial Aid Package
907GinsbergIn DC Minimum Wage Hike Raises Minimum Fuss: 80k of DC's 91k hourly wage earners above min
909EditorA DC United Budget--wise to dismiss Barry's proposals to spend $ frivolously
909ViseHill Not in Step on DC Budget: Senate backs plan, HAC's Taylor wants deeper cuts, tax inducements
910EditorSay No to Rep. Taylor--he's "intent on micromanaging DC no matter what".
910LoebMayor Set to Name (Interim) Inspector General
911HarrisTwo High Level DC Lottery Workers on Leave During Investigation--of vendor incentives
911EditorThe Senate's Better Way: Senate's Faircloth approach better than House's Taylor cuts
912ViseHouse Appns Com (Taylor) to Approve $200M in Local (Income) Tax Relief for DC--Brimmer Critical
913GilliamDC Division (Pro-econ. reform vs Anti-home rule loss) Won't Add Up to Success--need united front
915WilliamsDC Council Confirms Critics' Fears--rubber-stamping key Barry appointments at "tea party"
915LoebBarry Seeks Consolation in Reelection--making political hay over fighting Brimmer--rape of democracy
917Powell/ViseStern Taskmaster for DC: Taylor acerbic/unyielding on city's ills--"palpable disdain for officials/culture"
918EditorThe DC's Would-be Master: Taylor exhibits overbearing use of Congressional power--sorry spectacle
918Powell/LoebHouse DC AppnsCom Approves (6-3) DC Budget with Job & Tax Cuts, Vouchers--will delay appn
919Fullwood(rdr)'Direct Democracy'--but not for DC--can't base democracy standard on competence of officials elected
921JeterWinning Combination in Indianapolis--Competitive bidding for public services creates success story
925EditorHow to Break the Nation's Capital--with Rep Taylor's ill-advised cuts--DC deserves better from the House
925Vise/TapscottGOP (Taylor) Budget Moves May Force DC Cuts--Finance Chief Warns of Severe Reductions
925WilliamsDC Council Rejects Mayor's Rush to get 2 emergency spending measures approved
927ViseRep. Taylor Drops Demand for $300M DC Cuts, based on opposition from House leadership
927LoebBarry (and Council) Says Brimmer Broke Promise to Consult Him--Control Board disagrees
930Loeb(Taylor's) House Panel Passes ($4.2B) DC (Appropriation) Bill with Vouchers, without Cuts
930HarrisStreet Vendors Steamed Over DC Proposals--to increase regulation of 1700 curbside vendors
OCTOBER, 1997
1001Loeb/Williams(Michael) Rogers, Citing DC Changes, Resigns as Administrator--saw job "drastically changed"
1002MooarDC Protesters Assail Lawmaker at Fund-Raiser--Police discount complaints Rep Taylor got rough
1002Loeb(Rogers') DC Resignation Ends Crumbling Association (with Barry)--called "fatal flaw" in DC Govt
1003Woodlee(DC Office of) Tourism's Bill-Paying Scrutinized--agency skirted procurement rules, officials say
1004KIngLess Pay for Less Work? suggests paying mayor and council less after demotion, loss of power
1004FehrDC to Replace 2 Agency Chiefs Amid Probe of Fatal Truck Crash--for poor judgment issuing license
1006EditorTourism Office: Good Riddance--CFO Williams says "fundamental violator of appropriations law"
1009LoebNominee (Thomas) Supports Stronger (Inspector General's) Office--at Control Board Hearing
1015StaffBarry Declares Tomorrow 'Day of Atonement' on 2nd anniversary of Farakhan Million Man March
1015ViseDC Reports Reveal (Even Worse) Woes at Nine Agencies--Brimmer vows to start changes soon
1017LoebConsultants'Audits List DC Agency Failures--mayor says budget cuts mostly to blame, not mgmt!
1018EditorIt's More Than Money, Mr. Mayor--alibis irrelevant: city gov't in ghasly shape, needs total overhaul
1018KingLess Pay for Less Work (Cont): most respondents agree to big cuts for mayor and Council pay
1019LoebReports Detail DC Govt Failings: Dept Consumer/Reg Affairs:problems start at top--go to bottom
1020PyattFour's a Crowd When It Comes to Tourism: ridiculous "Balkanization" of DC convention/tourism efforts
1020SpinnerFor Wayne Curry, White House is Close to Home: PG County Executive frequent visitor to Clinton
1023Miller/WoodleeTreadwell Pleads Guilty to Theft (of ANC money)--Barry ex-wife, longtime DC employee could get jail
1024LoebDC's Mild-Mannered Mayor--views diminished role with growing acceptance as power slips away
1024StaffNine City Agency Directors Get Raises--up about 25% from $81K to $100-111K
1025KingElection '98: Are You Scared Yet?--DC voters gotta elect credible, qualifed, mature people: big change
1027StaffCongressman (Taylor), Others Criticize Pay Raises--Brimmer trying to match suburban payscales
1029WilliamsBarry Recall (Petition) Winds Up in the Trash: Signatures Short (28K v 34K needed), docmts shredded
1030Loeb/ViseBarry Offers Plan to Regain Some Power--wants to control agency heads--Board not impressed
NOVEMBER, 1997
1104EditorThe Unrepentent Mr. Richardson: Barry nominee outrageous--makes DC greater laughingstock
1105MilloyDefending His Name on the Street: Barry aide alleged to have killed local hustler
1106GoldsteinProfessional Counselors In a Funk--DC Licensing Board Could be Dropped--risk losing safeguards
1107MillerEydie Whittington on Trial in Alleged Election Infraction: DC Says Petition Had Irregularities
1107EditorHouse Leadership on the Line: DC burdened by internal Hill squabbling led by Rep Taylor
1108StaffLongtime City Employee (of DOES) Charged with ($61K in) Mail Fraud
1108KingWho's at the Wheel of the Motor Vehicle Bureau: chronology of bad truck driver getting new license
1108StaffClinton Nominates Interior Offical (DoI IG Wilma A Lewis) for US Attourney for DC: Norton choice
1108MillerWhittington Aide Says He Signed 10 Names--for elderly who couldn't write
1110WoodleeBarry Used Unaudited Funds for Gift, Parties, and Travel: Account had taxpayer, private money
1111EditorThe Mayor's Money:self-serving, uncaring in view of city's deep crisis; gifts, cruise ship, Bday party, etc.
1114WoodleeDC to Lease Skybox for Barry at MCI Center --5-yr lease = $625K, Brimmer OK'd justifiable public cost
1114MillerWhittington Found Guilty of Misdemeanor in Voter Petition Case: judge says suit waste of money
1114WilliamsDC Lottery Banking on Cooper--Again: leaves post as DC auditor, ups pay to $125K; nets $70M for DC
1115WeilBarry to Head to Nigeria for World Conf on Mayors--3rd overseas trip in year: to give 'valuable advice'
1115WoodleeIn Reversal, Brimmer Scraps Skybox Lease that upset residents and 'shocked, outraged' Faircloth
1115MillerPanel Undecided on DC Sentencing Rules--criticized for making decisions in private
1115EditorBye-Bye Sky Box--Brimmer has come to his senses--DC mayor under CntlBd doesn't deserve perks
1118LoebBarry's Nigeria Trip Angers Human Rights Activists--trip costs underwritten by (lousy) Nigerian govt
1119EditorAnatomy of a Bad Decision--Brimmer OK'd skybox without board OK--CntlBd gotta learn from fiasco
1121LoebOn Return, Barry Defends Nigeria Trip: part of duties, he gave advice on improving their city images(!)
1123ViseBrimmer Ends Skybox Fund-Raising Attempts from Businesses--board members revolt
1123DalrympleClearing the Air on Skyboxes: Sports Commission sought box for self, not Barry, not paid from DC taxes
1124StraussJarvis's Juggling Act: Critics See Conflict between Council role, presidency of Southeastern U.
1125LocyBarry Associate Yun Sentenced for False Loan Application; community service + $172K forfeiture
1126WoodleeAudit Details Improper Contracts by DC Tourism Office: Auditor Cooper praised, to be Lottery Director
1127WilliamsAnother Chance to Adjust DC Council Lineup--at-large seat at stake in 3rd special election this year
1128TapscottKey Relationship in Congress Survives Rough Times:Norton praised by Davis,Moran, Wynn, Morella
1129EditorThe DC Council Choice: Post prefers Catania over old guard Dixon--brings energy, intelligence, duty. etc.
1129GilliamCast Your Vote for the District--don't despair (re Soulsby, CntrlBd, etc.)--vote still has great power in DC
DECEMBER, 1997
1201ViseControl Board's Skybox Dispute Moves Tensions to Front Row--Brimmer at odds with other members
1203WilliamsRepublican (Catania) Wins DC Council Seat over Dixon--got 43% of voters--7% of 341K registered
1203Vise/LoebDC Officials Seek Help on Home Rule (and Commuter Tax) in Mtg with Clinton--Barry Wants More Money
1203Williams/CohnCatania (low turnout) Victory Tough to Read--he got most whites and gays in 2,3,1,6; Dixon, blacks in 4,5,7,8
1204EditorLessons from (Catania) Election--only 3.2% vote in Dixon's Ward 8: gotta plan now for next year's elections
1205StaffMayor Barry's Chief of Staff (Campbell) Takes New Job--in private sector--Jeanette Michael to replace
1206StaffBarry Asked to Find New Inspector General--Board turned down Thomas yesterday
1206KingThe Election Results in Barryspeak--mayor claims race, not ideology at fault, not apathy or cynicism
1207ThompsonPolice Officials Ignore Mandate to Trim Barry's Security Team--unit took $178K in overtime in 10 months
1211TwomeyThe Solution to Barry's Security Needs--get 'hizzoner' to pack up and go home
1212LoebBarry Makes Most of Little Power--stays in limelight to pick new police chief, find new IG
1215EditorYour Turn, Mr. Evans--make clear Council is not a collection of 'Marion-ettes'--re police corruption
1216Williams New DC Council Member (Catania) Knows Loss and Victory--newly elected lawyer to cast first vote
1217LoebList Details Who Took Home City Cars--Congressional Mandate Bans Practice for Most Officials
1218LoebBarry Finds Fault with Clinton Again--calls comments on home rule 'nonsense', wants $750M more yearly
1220KingOh Santa, How About a Real Mayor--like Norton,Holder,Newman,Jarvis,West,Swygert, Schneider,Hicks, etc.
1222GillisIn DC, Taking Recycling into Their Own Hands--city almost year without service: activists reacting
1222Fehr/ThompsonBarry's Wife Could Lose Security Team--change imminent--Norton/Davis suggest going private
1225Loeb et alAs Election Approaches, Mayor Reinvents Himself as Tax-cutter, sales, income, excise, etc.+more fed $
1225Lengel/WeilPrivate Guards to Replace Police at Mayor's Home, Barry Aide Says--give officers some relief
1228WilliamsWhen Politics and Government Collide--7 election races to complicate DC Council effectiveness in '98

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