Exelon hired the head of Mayor Bowser’s FreshPAC to lobby city officials on the controversial Pepco-Exelon merger deal. Details on the extent of his lobbying, and whether it should raise ethical concerns, will become available in January. (WAMU) Twitter
Feds on the energy merger
The federal government says the Pepco-Exelon merger is a bad deal for them and other large energy users in DC.They’re now urging regulators to reject the deal. (Post) Twitter
BRT creep in Arlington?
After delays, construction on the Crystal City Potomac Yard Transitway should be complete this spring. But Arlington has now cut the number of hours that the transitway will be restricted to traffic other than transit. (ARLnow) Twitter
A DC house flipper embroiled in numerous lawsuits for shoddy construction has been charged with contempt for disobeying a court order to discontinue work on her unfinished real estate projects. (WAMU) Twitter