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Morning Notes

By Aaron Kraut

Wednesday - 5/8/2013, 8:55am  ET

Flickr photo by Bill in DC

Affordable Housing Incentive Creates Tension On County Council — Sponsors of a bill that would give a tax break to developers who include 25 percent affordable housing units in their projects weren’t happy when Councilmember Roger Berliner (D-Bethesda-Potomac) moved to table the bill during Tuesday’s session. The existing requirement for developers is 12.5 percent affordable housing. [The Gazette]

Georgetown Square Giant Pharmacy Goes 24-Hours — Giant Food announced this week that its pharmacy at the Georgetown Square Giant (10400 Old Georgetown Rd.) is now open 24 hours a day.

Bikeshare Contractor May Have Underpaid Workers — The U.S. Labor Department is looking into whether Portland-based Capital Bikeshare vendor Alta Bicycle Share underpaid some of its workers during a more than two-year span. [Washington Post]

Flickr photo by Bill in DC