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Letter to Mayor Anthony Williams on the proposed Intermodal Transportation Center, July 7, 1999
Choking to Death, on the proposed Intermodal Transportation Center, by Kirk White and Beth Solomon, June 1999
Civic groups and Washington Post columnist blast baseball stadium proposal, February 23, 1999
Suit filed to stop illegal convention center taxation, October 7, 1998
Opponents file suit to stop convention center: Groups to picket groundbreaking, October 1, 1998
Lawyer’s opinion that the Washington Convention Center Authority had illegally collected over $55 million in taxes, and notice of intention to file suit, August 21, 1998
Press release: Eleanor Holmes Norton blocks citizens from testifying on proposed convention center despite GAO report confirming their concerns, July 15, 1998
Press release: Council considers largest bond issue ever in surprise convention center hearing: Citizens say $650 million is down payment on billion-dollar boondoggle, July 6, 1998
Press release: Statement of the Shaw Coalition on City Council vote, June 4, 1998
Testimony: Beth Solomon, “Troubling Questions,” May 29, 1998
Press release: Mt. Vernon convention center loses more DC Council support, May 27, 1998
Press release: Cost overruns hit proposed convention center, May 18, 1998
Press release: Councilmembers urge halt in funding for Mt. Vernon convention center site, May 4, 1998
Press release: Evans testifies in ethics probe of Convention Center lobbying, May 4, 1998
Press release: Convention Center agents appear to have violated law, DC officials say, April 13, 1998
Press release: ANC rejects Jack Evans’ convention center in unanimous vote, March 13, 1998
Press release: Shaw Coalition urges Concilmembers to reject the nomination of Terence Golden to the WCCA Board of Directors, March 3, 1998
Press release: Convention Center Authority hires convicted former Barry official, awards high pay and perks to staff, authorizes overseas trips, February 16, 1998
Press release: The boondoggle stops here, January 20, 1998
Press release: Residents erect "Wall of Shame" to protest Shaw site for convention center, December 31, 1997
Press release: Convention center delayed again as Councilmembers criticize proposed site, December 5, 1997
Press release: Contractors say real cost of convention center is higher than WCCA estimates, November 2, 1997
Press release: Cost escalation forces convention center to reject construction bid, October 16, 1997
Article: How You'll Pay for DC's Biggest Boondoggle Ever, October 9, 1997
Flyer: DC Does Not Have Enough Money to Pay for the Proposed New Convention Center, October 1997
Press release: Risky financing scheme proposed for convention center, October 1, 1997
Press release: NCPC expresses doubt at convention center finances, September 22, 1997
Press release: New financial report slams convention center plan as officials panic over contract bid, September 17, 1997
Press release: Post reports small convention center payoffs while Barry gets set to squander the big bucks, September 4, 1997
Neighborhood News, August 1997

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