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D.C. moves further toward regulation and taxation of marijuana

Last week on Nov. 25, D.C. councilmembers voted in favor of legislation to regulate and license the production, distribution, and sale of marijuana in the District. Cannabis stores could open as early as 2016 if the Council approves… Read More

Maximum controversy over minimum wage in the district

Talk of raising the minimum wage has been all the rage in the District as of late, and one demographic has sparked some discussion: tipped restaurant workers. The current minimum wage for tipped workers in D.C. isĀ $2.77/hour, without… Read More

D.C. fight over wages continues, Council proposals seek to raise minimum wage

The prolonged debate over minimum wage in the nation’s capital continues to rage. Last month, Mayor Vincent Gray rejected the ‘living wage’ bill that would have mandated Wal-Mart and other sizable retailers to pay their employees higher than… Read More

Orange asks Zoning Commission to veto 2010 Campus Plan

On Monday, newly-elected Councilman Vincent Orange (D-At-Large) wrote the Zoning Commission to ask them to reject Georgetown University’s 2010 Campus Plan. The councilman also added his support to the ANC 2E and Office of Planning demand that the… Read More