Thursday, April 2, 2009

Thank you Brookland Heartbeat!

Keeping an Eye on our Officials

First she got threated by Councilman Thomas, now she's exposing the largese of the Ward 5 ANC delegation. Let me just say as a Brookland resident I'm so glad we have Abigail out their keeping an eye on our elected officials. Her article on "Blackberry-Gate" is the kind of journalism that we need more of not only in DC, but across the country. Good Job!

In case you missed it, here's the opening paragraph with a link to the full story.

ANC 5A Votes to Buy Themselves Cell Phones

Chair Backtracks after Questions Raised

On March 2nd, Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 5A voted unanimously to buy top-of-the-line “BlackBerry” cell phones for themselves with public funds. More...

As volunteers our ANC Commissioners should be allowed reasonable reimbursement, but top of the line Blackberries seem out of line and out of touch with the current challenges facing Brooklanders.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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