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D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans says he has no plans to hold a follow-up hearing about unresolved questions related to the District of Columbia's contentious lottery contract.
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Natwar M. Gandhi, who has overseen the District of Columbia's finances since the dark days of the 1990s when the city was under federal control, announced his resignation Friday as the district's chief financial officer.
The D.C. Council's finance and revenue committee unanimously approved an $11 million tax abatement for the Howard Town Center during a brief mark-up session Thursday afternoon.
The former head of internal affairs for District of Columbia Chief Financial Officer Natwar Gandhi says Gandhi tried to control the content and release of audits and feared that making audits public would "make him look bad."
The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an "informal inquiry" into the District of Columbia's Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
Internal audits and reports show that major security lapses lingered at the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue years after a mid-level manager was caught embezzling tens of millions of dollars.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's adult children have been given thousands of dollars' worth of highly sought after sky suite tickets to numerous sold out concerts and events at Verizon Center since Gray took office last year.