Posts Tagged ‘Jeff DeWitt’

Budget Autonomy Fight Could Be Resolved by Mid-May

The D.C. Council's fight with Mayor Vince Gray over budget autonomy could be resolved only two weeks before the Council has to make its first vote on the mayor's budget, according to a schedule laid out today in a federal court hearing over the lawsuit filed by the Council and Chairman Phil Mendelson against Gray and Chief Financial [...]

Morning Links

CFO nominee Jeff DeWitt breezes through Council hearing. [LL, Post]
Vince Gray is for decriminalizing weed. [Post]
The WCP Pot Issue is here, featuring a marijuana dealer's perspective of decriminalization. Plus: where are the edibles? [WCP]
DDOT finally admits the streetcar won't run this year. [Post]
Council campaign finance bill moves forward. [WAMU]
Mayor opens St. Elizabeths East pavilion. [WBJ]
Pot decriminalization hearing that started yesterday continues [...]

Morning Links

District could pull from the rainy day fund if the federal government shuts down. [Post]
Less dramatic shutdown plan disappoints Post columnist. [Post]
Keith Forney, last in the news giving money to Marion Barry at a strip club, is protesting a city contract. [WBJ]
Some cabbies could have more time to install credit card meters. [City Desk, WAMU]
Half of DCPS principals don't reach [...]

Gray Announces Phoenix’s Jeff DeWitt as New CFO Pick

Natwar Gandhi's 13-year tenure at the top of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer is close to an end. In a press conference this afternoon, Mayor Vince Gray announced the person he wants to replace Gandhi, who said in February that he plans to resign: Phoenix, Ariz, Cheif Financial Officer Jeff DeWitt.
DeWitt is trading a city rocked [...]