Breakfast links: Building consensus
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MWAA doesn't need state money:
Virginia lawmakers threatened pull $150 million from the Silver Line unless the MWAA backs off its preference for union labor, but the MWAA says it doesn't need the money
and could just raise tolls instead. (Examiner)
United will need to unite land:
A 2010 plan for a new DC United stadium on Buzzard Point could require land from 4 different property owners
. The team would likely finance the stadium itself, but DC might cover infrastructure improvements. (Post)
Community engagement has its price:
After his predecessor was criticized for not listening to the community, Mayor Gray has spent nearly $1 million
doing so, with most of that going to the group who ran the One City summit on a no-bid contract. (Post)
Summit for the forgotten:
Feeling that issues around poverty have been neglected in DC, the Fair Budget Coalition is having its own One City Summit
, called "One City in Crisis," and with a far, far smaller budget. (Poverty & Policy)
Illegal parkers caught at Thompson:
Many office workers were parking all day without paying in Georgetown's Thompson boathouse, where NPS never enforced its 3-hour meters. When a resident complained
, Park Police wrote $25 tickets for 52 cars. (Patch)
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