Sweet Deal

Housing Authority allows developer to not develop its site By Jeffrey Anderson The D.C. Housing Authority has struggled for years to provide enough housing and economic opportunities for the city’s…Continue Reading →

Hands Off

Phil Mendelson runs interference for Jack Evans By Jeffrey Anderson The timing was exquisite. District Dig had just received a letter from an assistant general counsel to the D.C. Council,…Continue Reading →

Under Water

Why Jack Evans was desperate for work By Jeffrey Anderson Jack Evans leads an extraordinary life. As the D.C. Council’s longest standing member, with boundless influence and reach, he sits…Continue Reading →

Full Service

Kadcon Construction has done a lot of work for the District; what has it done for Jack Evans? By Jeffrey Anderson The good news spread quickly. The Department of General…Continue Reading →

Hollow Promise

D.C.’s management of sexual harassment complaints is full of holes Words by Jeffrey Anderson ♦ Photograph by Traci Clever Moved by the #MeToo wave that swept America and sexual assault allegations…Continue Reading →

Downward Spiral

Sole source lottery vendor Intralot’s slide continues By Jeffrey Anderson D.C. Lottery vendor Intralot, the beneficiary of a change in the law that handed it a sole source sports betting…Continue Reading →

The Influencer

Jack Evans has portable friends By Jeffrey Anderson When Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans pitched his ability to leverage contacts and relationships to a law firm he was looking to…Continue Reading →

Reality Check

Is it time for Congressional review of D.C.’s sports betting gambit? Words by Jeffrey Anderson   ◊   Photograph by Traci Clever When Congress established the District of Columbia Financial Control…Continue Reading →

Eyes Wide Shut

The D.C. Council dodges questions about sports betting By Jeffrey Anderson With the future of digitized lottery games and mobile sports betting on the line, one might expect total transparency from…Continue Reading →