By Scott Keyes on February 28, 2014
The city wants to end homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015.
By Scott Keyes on January 31, 2014
A ThinkProgress reporter goes out on one of the coldest nights of the year to join a survey of the homeless population of Washington, D.C.
By Scott Keyes on January 29, 2014
D.C. officials were forced to send at least 60 families to hotels outside city limits.
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By Alan Pyke on January 22, 2014
Workers at the Pentagon are going on strike as part of a larger effort to pressure the president to raise their wages.
By Joanna M. Foster on January 15, 2014
The Washington D.C. Water and Sewer Authority is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in projects to generate its own power and protect its infrastructure from the impacts of climate change.
By Alan Pyke on December 17, 2013
Once Mayor Vince Gray signs the bill into law, the District's minimum wage will rise by $3.25 over the next three years.
By Bryce Covert on December 4, 2013
The council voted to raise the city's minimum wage and expand its paid sick days law.
By Jeff Spross on November 27, 2013
On the practical points, supporters of the DC Divest campaign have the upper hand, but the issue is more complicated than that.
By Alan Pyke on November 25, 2013
Two months ago, Mayor Vincent Gray was vetoing a minimum wage hike. Now he's proposing one.
By Bryce Covert on October 31, 2013
Even with costs taken into consideration, expanded paid sick days would net employers $2 million a year.