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D.C. councilman: Wal-Mart should stay, accept wage increase

After Wal-Mart threatened to pull three of its stores over a proposed wage increase, one D.C. councilmember is calling Wal-Mart's bluff.

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 09:11pm EDT

Tags: walmart, living wage bill, minimum wage, development

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WTOP Ticketbuster series leads to DMV reform bill

With the WTOP Ticketbuster series chronicling stories of drivers running into red tape at the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles, District lawmakers have introduced a bill to address the issues.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 12:50pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, WTOP Ticketbuster, Department of Motor Vehicles, DMV, parking, tickets, Phil Mendelson, Jim Graham, Mary Cheh, D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles

D.C. Council blasts ambulance scheduling plan

After a series of problems with the District's ambulance fleets, the D.C. Council signaled Friday that it wants to take a closer look at manpower and staffing levels and repudiated an attempt by the Fire Department to rebalance the number of ambulances available during the course of a day.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 07:29pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services, ambulances, thomas warren

DC Council says lottery contract needs work

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 03:20pm EDT

Tags: lottery

Wal-Mart may have to pay D.C. employees $12.50 an hour

The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would require large retailers like Wal-Mart and Target to pay their employees at least $12.50 an hour.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 06:48am EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, Target, wages, employment,

Ex-D.C. councilmember facing bribery charge

Former D.C. Councilman Michael A. Brown is facing a possible prison term in connection with a bribery charge.

Friday - 06/07/2013, 01:47pm EDT

Tags: Michael Brown, bribery,

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