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RIFE 2011 - LBGT Films October 22

RIFE 2011 - LBGT Films October 22

 

REEL Independent Film Extravaganza will feature a selection of LGBT films on Saturday October 22 starting at 4PM.

First up are the short narrative film Figure/Ground and the feature length documentary The Sisterhood. Written and directed by Daniel Henry, Figure/Ground is a drama about Jim, a young artist in the South, struggling to make it in tough economic times. Beautifully shot, the film depicts a story of young man representative of what many are now calling “The Lost Generation.”

Mayor Gray Expresses Disappointment With Senate's Failure To Pass American Jobs Act

Mayor Gray Expresses Disappointment With Senate's Failure To Pass American Jobs Act

 

From Linda Wharton Boyd:

Mayor Vincent C. Gray today noted with disappointment that the U.S. Senate failed to pass the American Jobs Act proposed by President Obama.

Mayor Gray Appoints Three New Members To D.C. Board Of Elections & Ethics

 

This notice comes to us from Doxie McCoy:

Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced that he has appointed three well-respected citizens to the 3-member D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics (BOEE), an independent agency of the District of Columbia government that oversees policy and regulations related to elections, voter access and ethical standards for elected officials and city government employees.  

Chairman Brown's Statement on Updated Bond Ratings

Chairman Brown's Statement on Updated Bond Ratings

 

This statement comes to us from Karen Sibert:

Yesterday, the District received updated bond ratings from the three major credit rating agencies.

 

Cheh Introduces Bill to Limit, Screen, and Vet Executive Appointees

Cheh Introduces Bill to Limit, Screen, and Vet Executive Appointees

 

This notice comes to us from Jay Carmona:

Legislation To Be Introduced To Establish D.C. Jobs Czar

This story comes to us from Douglas Payton:

On September 20, 2011, Vincent B. Orange, Sr. Councilmember, At-Large will introduce legislation to establish the OFFICE OF THE JOBS CZAR, which will be directed by an individual with the title of Jobs Czar.

 

Mayor Gray Expresses Appreciation to Members of Congress for Supporting Budget Autonomy

Mayor Gray Expresses Appreciation to Members of Congress for Supporting Budget Autonomy

 

This story comes to us from Doxie McCoy: