by Bryce Covert Posted on December 4, 2013 Updated: December 4, 2013
The council voted to raise the city's minimum wage and expand its paid sick days law.
by Jeff Spross Posted 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 Posted on November 25, 2013 Updated: November 26, 2013
Two months ago, Mayor Vincent Gray was vetoing a minimum wage hike. Now he's proposing one.
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by Bryce Covert Posted on October 31, 2013
Even with costs taken into consideration, expanded paid sick days would net employers $2 million a year.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on October 9, 2013 Updated: October 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 Posted on October 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 Posted on September 17, 2013 Updated: September 17, 2013
City council members will propose an expansion of paid sick days to cover workers who were originally excluded.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 12, 2013 Updated: September 17, 2013
After Walmart's threats to walk way from stores, the mayor vetoed a minimum wage increase.
by Hayes Brown Posted on August 23, 2013
"Bashar al-Assad Hitler v. Barack Obama Chamberlain," the flyer attached to a bus stop on Washington, DC's 14th St reads.
by Travis Waldron Posted on July 26, 2013 Updated: July 28, 2013
A new soccer stadium for the D.C. United may seem like a good deal, but just because it isn't as bad as other public financing schemes doesn't mean it's the right move for the nation's capital.