Nadeau Votes Against Corizon Contract

Supports removing Council from procurement process, but cites deeply troubling record on patient care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Contact: Tom Fazzini, tfazzini@dccouncil.us, (202) 724-8180

WASHINGTON – Citing a deeply troubling record on patient care, Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau voted today against a contract for Corizon Health Inc. to provide health care services for inmates across the D.C. Department of Corrections. She released the following statement about her vote:

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New Bill Will Expand and Strengthen District Ethics Board

First bill from Councilmember Nadeau will expand BEGA authority, close loopholes and give it more resources to hold government and lobbyists accountable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2015

Contact: Tom Fazzini, tfazzini@dccouncil.us, (202) 724-8180

WASHINGTON –Three years after the creation of an independent ethics board for the District, a new bill introduced today will expand its authority, close loopholes and give it more resources and power to hold lobbyists, government employees and public officials accountable for breaking the rules. The Ethics Reform Amendment Act of 2015 is the first bill introduced by Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau (D-Ward 1), reflecting her commitment to open government and accountability. Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) and Councilmembers Elissa Silverman (I-At Large), David Grosso (I-At Large), Charles Allen (D-Ward 6) and Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) are co-introducers of the bill.

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