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D.C. Council Unanimously Approves Minimum Wage Hike

D.C. Council Unanimously Approves Minimum Wage Hike

AP  12. 4.2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to an increase in the District of Columbia's minimum wage to $11.50...
DC Mayor To Seek Second Term

DC Mayor To Seek Second Term

AP  12. 2.2013
BY BEN NUCKOLS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Vincent Gray will seek a second term as District of Columbia mayor. The Democratic...
D.C. Mayor Backs $10 Minimum Wage

D.C. Mayor Backs $10 Minimum Wage

AP  11.23.2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray said Friday he supports increasing the city's minimum wage to $10 an hour,...
D.C. To Push For $11.50 Minimum Wage

D.C. To Push For $11.50 Minimum Wage

AP  11.19.2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council could vote as early as December on a bill that would raise the city's minimum wage to $11.50 an hour...
DC Mayor Confronts Senate Democrats Over Shutdown

DC Mayor Confronts Senate Democrats Over Shutdown

Sabrina Siddiqui  10. 9.2013
WASHINGTON -- A press event held Wednesday by Senate Democrats to escalate pressure on Republicans over the government shutdown was overshadowed...
Dem Coy About Reelection Bid Amid Federal Probe

Dem Coy About Reelection Bid Amid Federal Probe

AP  09.16.2013
WASHINGTON -- Vincent Gray has a host of reasons to run for re-election next year as Washington's mayor – and one big reason not...
Mayor Backs Down To Walmart

Mayor Backs Down To Walmart

Reuters  09.12.2013
Sept 12 (Reuters) - Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray on Thursday vetoed a controversial minimum wage bill that could have discouraged...
D.C. Council and School Reform: First, Do No Harm

D.C. Council and School Reform: First, Do No Harm

Patricia McGuire  06.17.2013
We all can agree that the status quo is unacceptable. But we also need to agree that continuing destabilization of school leadership, and...
Remembering Chuck Brown

Remembering Chuck Brown

05.16.2013
Thursday night at D.C.'s Howard Theater, The Chuck Brown All Star Go-Go Tribute Band, among others, will honor the first anniversary of...
Mayor's Proposal Will Allow Guns in Shelter: It's Time for a Ceasefire

Mayor's Proposal Will Allow Guns in Shelter: It's Time for a Ceasefire

Patty Mullahy Fugere  05. 9.2013
The Mayor cannot be so entrenched in his position that he is willing to allow a bill to become law that would allow guns, drugs, and violence...
Pushing for More Progress in the District's Children's Mental Health System

Pushing for More Progress in the District's Children's Mental Health System

Judith Sandalow  05. 8.2013
Last year Children's Law Center published a plan with practical recommendations to improve the children's mental health system in the District....
D.C.'s Millionaire Tax Shelter: Out-of-State Bonds

D.C.'s Millionaire Tax Shelter: Out-of-State Bonds

Ed Lazere  05. 7.2013
A concern about protecting retirees who rely on out-of-state bonds makes sense. But using that argument to protect a tax shelter for multi-millionaires...