Posts Tagged ‘Rochelle Webb’

Last Post On The W Hotel

At yesterday's marathon hearing on Mayor Vince Gray's administration's hiring practices, recently fired Department of Employment Services Acting Director Rochelle Webb repeated what'd she'd already told LL: the bad political optics involving her staying at the W Hotel and having a DOES employee driver her to and from work weren't her fault.
Instead, she said, she [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Cirque de Sulaimon Edition

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Sulaimon Brown Flees

Read: Emails on Webb Hiring

Good morning sweet readers! It's Friday, and to get your weekend started off right, here's a song in honor of [...]

Read: Emails on Webb Hiring

Last week, Judy Banks, former interim H.R. director for Mayor Vince Gray, testified under oath that she didn't have a role in getting Brandon Webb, the son of former Department of Employment Services Acting Director Rochelle Webb, a job at the fire department.
“Did there come a time when you had a conversation with Ms. Webb [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Wheel In The Sky Keeps On Turning Edition

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Brandon Webb's Side of Things
Rochelle Rochelle

Good morning sweet readers! It's Thursday! In this week's dead tree edition of Washington City Paper, LL looks at the mysterious [...]

Brandon Webb’s Side of Things

In Brandon Webb’s version of events, he sure got screwed by District politics.
The son of Rochelle Webb, who was recently fired as acting director of the Department of Employment Services, Brandon Webb spent a few short weeks doing community outreach work for new Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe.
Webb says he was working in Arizona earlier this [...]

Rochelle, Rochelle

A little more than a 100 days ago, then-not-quite-yet-Mayor Vince Gray introduced the District to Rochelle Webb, his pick to lead the troubled Department of Employment Services. Last Friday, Gray had her unceremoniously shitcanned without a peep as to why.
It was a sharp and unexplained about-face for a pick that’s important to the mayor. When [...]

New DOES Director Is Out (Updated)

Department of Employment Services Acting Director Rochelle Webb is hastily departing District employment, Councilmember Michael A. Brown just confirmed to LL, who would like to thank his tipster for the heads up!
Brown declined to share the details on why Webb is leaving or whether she was fired or resigned. LL will update as those details [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Redistricting Editing

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Harry Thomas Jr. Promises to Release Team Thomas Records, Then Doesn't

Good afternoon sweet readers! It's Thursday, and you know that means—another dead tree edition of Washington City [...]

New DOES Director Had Chauffeured Rides To Work

The new director of Department of Employment Services, Rochelle Webb, had one of her employees chauffeur her to and from her home for her first two months on the job in an apparent violation of District law, records show.
Shortly after the Gray administration began, DOES reassigned Vernon Lindsay, a "support services specialist," to be Webb's [...]

There’s a D.C. Council Race On. Why Aren’t Any Women Running?

On paper, a gig as an at-large councilmember seems like an ideal job for a working mom. It’s part-time, has flexible hours, and pays extraordinarily well. You also don’t have to worry about ward-specific constituent problems and can pretty much park wherever you want.
Why then, aren’t more moms, or women of any sort, interested in [...]

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