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Nikita Stewart

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June 2006: Journalist.


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Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Washington Post Source Jul 9, 2009

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Jul 09, 2009 Plan Targets Use of Private Cars by Social Workers

QUOTE: D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles is weighing a change in the policy that allows social workers to drive their personal vehicles to get to residents, citing liability issues surrounding the use by city employees of private vehicles for government business. The potential change in policy, one that would sometimes force employees to ride a bus or train to get to destinations, has drawn the attention of the national office of the American Federation of Government Employees.

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Mar 13, 2009 D.C. Tech Official Is Accused of Bribery

QUOTE: A [Washington D.C.] government official and a business executive were arrested yesterday on bribery charges...

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Jul 15, 2008 District Gun Bill Goes to Council: Officials Anticipate More Legal Action On Weapon Types

QUOTE: Within weeks, District residents could legally keep handguns in their homes under emergency legislation that goes to the D.C. Council today, as officials try to comply with the Supreme Court ruling rejecting the city's handgun ban. But District officials said yesterday that they are braced for the possibility of more legal wrangling as they try to respect the high court while maintaining the strictest controls possible.

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Jul 14, 2008 Soaring Caseloads a Risk to Child Welfare, Monitor Says

QUOTE: The District's Child And Family Services Agency had a backlog of 1,690 incomplete cases when a social worker was fired for not having visited the home of a 6-month-old boy who had been reported as being neglected and later died, the court monitor of the city agency said today.

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Feb 20, 2008 Measure Tabled Over Unions' Free-Speech Concerns

QUOTE: Union activists persuaded a narrow majority...yesterday to table a bill initially aimed at quieting street preachers...after the protesters said it would limit free speech.

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Jul 20, 2006 Council Approves Earlier Curfew

QUOTE: Seeking to combat a surge in violent crime, the D.C. Council approved an emergency bill that would impose a 10 p.m. curfew on youths younger than 18 years old, give police immediate access to some confidential juvenile records and install surveillance cameras in residential neighborhoods for the first time.

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Jul 07, 2006 Vote on New Open-Meetings Law Looms

QUOTE: The full council will vote Tuesday on the Open Government Meetings Act, which would prohibit the council and many other government boards and commissions from discussing public business behind closed doors and require them to notify the public about most meetings.

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Mar 13, 2006 Zoning Laws Are Looser for Some Family Ties: Suburbs to Scrutinize Loopholes That Allow Dense Building

QUOTE: family subdivision -- allows property owners to skirt zoning laws in rural areas and subdivide land for the use of their relatives.

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