No new health care contractor for DC jail

The Washington Post describes the contentious political process which led to the rejection of a new health services contractor for the detention center.  Here is how the votes broke down:

Ultimately, the deciding vote Tuesday belonged to freshman lawmaker Brianne Nadeau (D-Ward 1), who voted against Corizon along with Mendelson, Charles Allen (D-Ward 6), Cheh , Grosso and Silverman.

Council members Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7), Anita Bonds (D-At Large), Evans, Kenyan McDuffie (D-Ward 5), and Orange voted for Corizon.


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