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via WUSA 9  The House of Representatives have passed a bill to fund the D.C government. This bill now goes to the Senate for further approval. “Provide Local Funding for the District of Columbia Act” is to fund District of Columbia through December 15. In government shutdowns before, the government considered trash removal non-essential. But, D.C. Mayor, Vincent Gray […]

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed Thursday the bill that would have forced large retailers like Walmart to pay what the city called a living wage. Calling the Large Retailer Accountability Act “woefully inadequate and flawed,” Gray’s veto send the bill back to the D.C. Council for a possible override. The council would need […]