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DC Council Committee to Take Up Minimum Wage Hike

A D.C. Council committee will consider a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the highest in the nation, by 2016.

11/21/2013

File photo of a person holding a driver's license from the Department of Motor Vehicles in Washington, DC. (Photo by TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor to Sign Immigrant Driver’s License Bill

Starting next year, people living in the nation’s capital who don’t have legal permission to reside in the United States will be able to get driver’s licenses.

11/18/2013

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D.C. to Honor 2 Tuskegee Airmen for Veterans Day

The District of Columbia is honoring two of the original Tuskegee Airmen with the Congressional Gold Medal for Veterans Day.

11/10/2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gray: Gateway D.C. Pavilion ‘Sign of Things to Come’ in East End of City

The east end of Washington, D.C. has new life with the opening of the Gateway D.C. Pavilion at St. Elizabeths in Southeast, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said in his weekly radio address exclusive to All News 99.1.

10/27/2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray speaks to a crowd at Friendship Collegiate Academy Public Charter School on the government shutdown. (credit: Cam Thompson/All-News 99.1)

Mayor Gray: Shutdown Jeopardizing D.C. Residents

The District’s residents, businesses and visitors are all in jeopardy with the continued government shutdown, according to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.

10/10/2013

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D.C. Mayor Says He Won’t Allow City to Come to a Halt During Fed Shutdown

The D.C. government is the only U.S. jurisdiction prohibited from spending local funds during a federal budget impasse, and if Congress doesn’t approve a short-term funding bill in time, parts of the federal government will shut down on Oct. 1.

09/25/2013

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during a memorial service for victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting at the Marine Barracks on Sept. 22, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: Gun Control Laws ‘Ought To Obsess Us’

President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nation’s gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence, saying, “There’s nothing inevitable about it.”

09/22/2013

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D.C. Police Chief Lanier Says Navy Yard Gunman Acted Alone

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says authorities believe there was only a lone gunman responsible for the Navy Yard shooting rampage that left 13 people dead.

09/16/2013

File photo of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. (Credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Vincent Gray Cancels Tax Lien Sales of D.C. Homes

Mayor Vincent Gray has ordered the cancellation of dozens of sales of homes for unpaid tax bills a week after a report detailed how some homeowners were losing properties over relatively small overdue bills.

09/13/2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray. (Photo Credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Gray Vetoes Controversial ‘Living Wage’ Bill

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced Thursday morning that he plans to veto the controversial Large Retailers Accountability Act.

09/12/2013

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