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Wal-Mart to open 2 DC hiring centers after dispute

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 11:11am EDT

Tags: living wage, Wal-Mart,

Wage bill affecting Wal-Mart dies in D.C.

Wal-Mart and other large retailers won't be required to pay their employees a "living wage" of at least $12.50 an hour in the District of Columbia.

Tuesday - 09/17/2013, 04:45pm EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, living wage bill,

Burglary at D.C. councilmember's home

Councilmember David Grosso says someone pried open a kitchen window in the back of his Northeast home and stole two computers and a camera.

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 07:11am EDT

Tags: David Grosso, burglary

Councilwoman hopes end of corrupt elections is near

As yet another aide to Mayor Vincent Gray's campaign is charged in connection with a corruption investigation, Councilwoman Mary Cheh says any candidates who benefited from the so-called "shadow campaign" should come forward.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 05:52pm EDT

Tags: Mary Cheh, Vincent Gray, Jeanne Clarke Harris, Jeffrey Thompson, shadow campaign, campaign finances, crime, Max Smith

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Businessman accused of more secret D.C. campaign spending

A D.C. businessman under investigation for allegedly financing a secret $653,000 funding campaign for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in 2010 allegedly also spent money on secret campaigns for seven other candidates for mayor and the D.C. Council.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 10:44am EDT

Tags: election, campaign finance, Jeffrey Thompson, Vince Gray, Vincent Gray, mayor, Patrick Mara, Linda Cropp, Vincent Orange

Major retailers urge Gray veto of living wage bill, threaten to table expansion plans

A half-dozen major retailers have signed a letter to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray urging him to veto the large retailer living wage bill, threatening to "revisit" expansion plans if the legislation is enacted.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 02:23pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, living wage, living wage bill

Mayor has final say on Wal-Mart halting construction of 3 D.C. stores

The D.C. Council has passed a bill that would require large retailers like Wal-Mart to pay workers at least $12.50. The bill is now before the mayor.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 11:20pm EDT

Tags: living wage bill, minimum wage, Wal-Mart

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