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Marion Barry wants mayor to spend $100m of D.C. surplus cash

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Less than 48 hours after D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray unveiled a $417 million budget surplus, one of his predecessors is demanding the city spend part of it. Ward 8 Councilman Marion Barry, the city's only four-term mayor, said Wednesday that he wants to require the District to spend $100 million of the 2012 fiscal year's surplus on social services and job training programs. "Spend it on people,"...

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