Police officers and firefighters in the District of Columbia would be entitled to cost of living salary adjustments under legislation proposed by Councilmember Tommy Wells.
D.C. Councilmember and mayoral candidate Tommy Wells is attempting to raise awareness about the struggles of the city’s minimum wage workers by limiting his own lifestyle for a week.
D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans still has raised the most money of the candidates for mayor of Washington, and Councilmember Muriel Bowser still has the most left to spend.
The District of Columbia fire department is hiring nine new paramedics as it continues to address a shortage that has led to slow responses to some medical emergencies.
D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans is now the top fundraiser among the candidates for mayor of Washington, but Councilmember Muriel Bowser has more money to spend.
New legislation would raise the minimum wage in the District of Columbia.
D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells says the city’s fire and EMS department has been responsible for “one inexcusable catastrophe after another.”
D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser has raised more money than any of the other candidates for District of Columbia mayor.
Candidates for mayor of the District of Columbia are trying to show strength before their first fundraising deadline.
The D.C. Council will consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.