Posts Tagged ‘living wage’

Morning Links

D.C. stops paying out tax refunds during the shutdown. [NBC 4]
The shutdown could hold up other city payments, too. [Post]
Board of Ethics-Inspector General spat gets its day at the D.C. Council. [Post]
Police: DCFEMS ambulance fires weren't arson. [Post]
Ahead of minimum wage debate, D.C. isn't keeping up with cost-of-living increases. [Post]
Ward 6 candidate Darrel Thompson launches his campaign. [...]

Mayor Holds Conveniently Timed Press Conference

Mayor Vince Gray held a press conference this morning on sequestration's impact on the District's employment numbers. That's just in time for his potential veto of the Walmart-centric Large Retailer Accountability Act, which opponents say will eliminate D.C. jobs. But don't read anything in to that.
"I hadn't even thought about it that way," Gray said of [...]

Morning Links

Mayor Vince Gray will get the living wage bill to sign or veto by Friday, according to Phil Mendelson. [Post]
Fire department ditches cross-training recommended after the death of reporter David Rosenbaum. [Times]
Fire chief says the department has "turned a corner." [Post]
Police change stop-and-frisk rules. [WAMU]
Mary Cheh promises legislation to set aside taxi regs and make Uber's UberX legal. [WAMU]
Taxi commission [...]