by Joanna M. Foster Jan 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 Dec 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 Dec 4, 2013
The council voted to raise the city's minimum wage and expand its paid sick days law.
by Jeff Spross Nov 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 Nov 25, 2013
Two months ago, Mayor Vincent Gray was vetoing a minimum wage hike. Now he's proposing one.
by Bryce Covert Oct 31, 2013
Even with costs taken into consideration, expanded paid sick days would net employers $2 million a year.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Oct 9, 2013
"In no other part of our country are Americans facing the loss of basic municipal or state services due to the federal government shutdown," DC's Mayor Vince Gray wrote to President Obama.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Oct 8, 2013
The federal shutdown shouldn't keep you away from Washington--and in fact, it's a chance to get to learn to love Washington, DC for itself.
by Bryce Covert Sep 17, 2013
City council members will propose an expansion of paid sick days to cover workers who were originally excluded.
by Bryce Covert Sep 12, 2013
After Walmart's threats to walk way from stores, the mayor vetoed a minimum wage increase.