By Scott Keyes on January 29, 2014
D.C. officials were forced to send at least 60 families to hotels outside city limits.
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.
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By Bryce Covert on January 15, 2014
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) proposed a substantial raise in the state's minimum wage.
By Aviva Shen on January 14, 2014
The lobbying group representing the world's largest processed food companies argues Washington's campaign finance laws violated its civil rights.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 14, 2014
As states across the country are limiting insurance coverage for abortion, Washington lawmakers want to take the opposite approach.
By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee on January 13, 2014
The Washington state House of Representative overwhelmingly passed a bill that would grant undocumented college students the chance to apply for a state financial aid program.
By Ari Phillips on January 8, 2014
The move by the multinational banking giant is the latest indicator that this isn't only a bad investment for future generations, but also for those looking to turn a profit.
By Bryce Covert on January 6, 2014
After a $15 wage was approved by voters in a nearby town, Seattle is gearing up to do the same.
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.