District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray had what his spokesman calls a “cordial” telephone conversation with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid following their confrontation on the steps of the Capitol.
Nearly 3,000 miles west of D.C., where a proposed boost in minimum wage has stalled, the mayor of Seattle wants minimum hourly wages of $15.
Washington’s mayor confronted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on the steps of the Capitol Wednesday about the federal shutdown that has imperiled the city government, eliciting a terse reply from his fellow Democrat.
District of Columbia lawmakers have approved a measure that allows local workers to remain on the job and get paid during the partial federal government shutdown.
A federal government shutdown is looming but the city government for the nation’s capital insists it will be open for business as usual.
A looming federal government shutdown would close national parks, halt the processing of visa and passport applications, shut down Smithsonian museums and keep hundreds of thousands of federal workers off the job.
Vincent Gray has a host of reasons to run for re-election next year as Washington’s mayor — and one big reason not to.
New legislation would raise the minimum wage in the District of Columbia.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray made headlines this past week when he vetoed the controversial Large Retailer Accountability Act, but the mayor says he did his homework before making a decision.
A New York marketing executive received more than $600,000 in illicit funds to do unsolicited campaign work for a 2008 presidential candidate, federal prosecutors in Washington said Wednesday.