From the August 30 release about the presser:
Mayor Vincent C. Gray to Address Impact of Sequestration On the District’s Economy and Unemployment Rate
WHAT/WHO: Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) Victor L. Hoskins, Department of Employment Services (DOES) Director Lisa María Mallory, Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Budget and Finance Eric Goulet and Dr. Fitzroy Lee, Deputy CFO for Revenue Analysis, Office of the Chief Financial Officer to discuss the impact of sequestration on the District’s economy and unemployment rate.
BACKGROUND: Mayor Gray and District officials will highlight sequestration’s effect on federal funding for DC government initiatives and impact on the local economy and unemployment. They also will discuss their plans to foster continued job growth and economic development.