Emergency bill pits D.C. Council against Gray
An emergency bill requiring D.C. Council approval of all deputy mayor appointees could become the first battle between Mayor Vince Gray and council members, The Washington Examiner reports.
Councilmen Jim Graham and Marion Barry are co-sponsoring the bill meant to immediately require Gray to submit for council confirmation Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services B.B. Otero and Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Paul Quander, according to The Washington Examiner.
When asked about the bill, Gray told The Washington Examiner: "We don't need that. We don't have confirmation for the chief of staff. We don't have it for the city administrator."
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