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D.C. Council Holds Hearing On Gray Hiring Practices

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The council will probe some of the personnel scandals that have plagued Gray's new administration.

Monday's oversight hearing with Council Member Mary Cheh will take a look at the ongoing saga involving Sulaimon Brown, the former mayoral candidate who claims he was paid and promised a job by the Gray campaign.

Brown has been invited to testify but it's unclear if he will show up.

The city's campaign finance office, the U.S.'s Attorney's office, and even a congressional committee are all investigating Brown's accusations.

The man who hired and later fired Brown at the city's Health Care Finance Department, Director Wayne Turnage, has also been asked to testify.

Cheh will also look at some of the other personnel problems that have dogged the Gray administration, namely questions about nepotism and the steep salary increases for Gray's top staffers.


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