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Gray continues D.C. hiring, wage freeze

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has ordered a freeze on hiring and pay raises because of concerns that city government agencies are overspending.

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 10:41am EDT

Tags: hiring, District of Columbia, Vincent Gray

Wal-Mart opens hiring centers to staff two D.C. stores

Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, has announced 600 job openings at two of its stores scheduled to open later this year in the District and hundreds of local workers have flocked to a hiring center in hopes of landing on of those jobs.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 11:29am EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, living wage bill, Vincent Gray, employment, dick uliano

District starts mental health dialogue

On Saturday morning, the DC community was answering the president's call for a dialogue on the issue of mental health paticularly in light of the recent strong of deadly shootings that have rocked the country including the events at the Washington Navy Yard.

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 08:10am EDT

Tags: mental health, Vincent Gray, Kathy Stewart

Gray: Reserves dwindling, services at risk

District funding for local services is caught in the middle of the tug-of-war over the budget on Capitol Hill. And cash available to keep services running are dwindling without congressional intervention.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 08:56pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, D.C. Budget, Harry Reid, charter schools, Medicaid

Mayor Vincent Gray proposes ban on Styrofoam food containers

Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed banning Styrofoam food containers in the District, citing their harmful effect on the Anacostia River.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 02:38pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, styrofoam, Anacostia River, Anacostia Watershed Society, environment, green living

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