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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:

Food VS Nutrition

Modern nutrition determines the healthiness of a food by isolating its vitamins, proteins, minerals, fats, and other constituents.  Choosing your foods based on the results of nutritional analysis, while it may help you become aware of your health needs, does not help you to know food intimately, which is where true health lies.  It is not the beta-carotene found in squash or carrots that makes these vegetables important food choices.  Vitamin C is not a valid reason to eat citrus fruits, nor should lycopene be the reason for eating tomatoes.  For a medical professional or other dietary professional to prescribe or suggest to someone an isolate nutrient like those just mentioned is quite a shame, for it helps no one.