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D.C. Council Committee Backs Minimum Wage Hike

A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.

11/26/2013

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D.C. To Push For $11.50 Minimum Wage

The D.C. Council could vote as early as December on a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by July 2016, one of the nation’s highest, according to a key councilmember.

11/18/2013

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Mendelson To Lead Scandal-Plagued D.C. Council

Phil Mendelson was selected Wednesday as interim chairman of the scandal-plagued D.C. Council, pledging to restore trust in a legislative body that’s lost two members this year to criminal convictions.

06/13/2012

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D.C. Council To Vote On Mendelson As Interim Chair

The acting chairman of the D.C. Council has circulated a resolution that would make Councilmember Phil Mendelson the interim chairman.

06/12/2012

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Brown’s Resignation From D.C. Council Certified

Kwame Brown’s resignation as chairman of the D.C. Council has been certified by the district’s elections board.

06/11/2012