Posts Tagged ‘Eric Payne’

Gray, Evans, Graham Forced to Testify

A judge has ordered Mayor Vince Gray and Councilmembers Jack Evans and Jim Graham to sit for a deposition related to the messy way the council awarded the city's lucrative lottery contract.
Former CFO contracting officer Eric Payne is suing the city, saying he was wrongfully fired after raising questions about political interference in the lotto [...]

Read: Affidavit in Lottery Contract Case

Note to District government employees who feel like they might one day have to sue the city: record conversations with your bosses!
That's the takeaway from the below affidavit of Eric Payne, the former contracting officer for the District who has filed a lawsuit allegeing he was wrongfully demoted then fired for refusing to play politics [...]

Loose Lips Daily: G is For Vendetta Edition

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VO Pushes for Ethics Reform

Good morning sweet readers! Mayor Vince Gray crashed the hacks and flacks party last night and bought everyone multiple Jager shots. [...]

AG: Mayor Shouldn’t Have To Testify in Lottery Suit

No big surprise here: the office of the attorney general has filed a motion asking a federal judge to quash a subpoena for Mayor Vince Gray to testify about his role in the long-passed D.C. Lottery contract brouhaha.
Former CFO contracting officer Eric Payne is suing the city, alleging that he was fired for resisting undue [...]

Evans and Graham Subpoenaed in Lotto Deal Suit

The mess over how the D.C. Council awarded the D.C. Lottery contract oh so many moons ago shows no sign of disappearing soon. Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans have been been served with subpoenas to testify in a civil trial brought by Eric Payne, a former contracting officer with [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Wizard Tickets Emergency Edition

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Changes in Chief of Staffs

Good afternoon sweet readers! LL's Bean has become a crawling machine. Granted, not as impressive as foals who [...]

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