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Gray: Support for statehood reaching a peak

The argument for D.C. statehood is decades old, but Mayor Vincent Gray says that local support for the idea is reaching new heights, and got a national boost this week.

Saturday - 08/31/2013, 02:08pm EDT

Tags: vincent gray, statehood

Gray to lead anniversary march for D.C. statehood

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray hopes to harness the energy and emotion surrounding this weekend's celebration of the March on Washington's 50th anniversary.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 07:12pm EDT

Tags: D.C. statehood, march on washington, Nick Iannelli

D.C.'s 'living wage' bill still in limbo

A D.C. bill that sparked a national debate because it would require big retailers to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour remains in the hands of the D.C. Council more than 40 days after lawmakers officially approved it.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Tags: D.C., Wal-Mart, living wage, jobs, employment, Nick Iannelli

Businessman accused of more secret D.C. campaign spending

A D.C. businessman under investigation for allegedly financing a secret $653,000 funding campaign for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in 2010 allegedly also spent money on secret campaigns for seven other candidates for mayor and the D.C. Council.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 10:44am EDT

Tags: election, campaign finance, Jeffrey Thompson, vincent gray, mayor, D.C. Council, Patrick Mara, Linda Cropp, Vincent Orange

Gray: Living wage bill could slow D.C. development

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray won't say whether he will veto a bill that requires big-box stores to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 02:58pm EDT

Tags: living wage, Wal-Mart, employment, big box stores, minimum wage, Colleen Kelleher

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Mayor helps open newly renovated playground in DC

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and other officials helped open the newly renovated Fort Stanton Recreation Center and Playground on Saturday.

Saturday - 07/20/2013, 07:07pm EDT

Tags: Fort Stanton

D.C. firefighters return to Capitol Hill after fire

District of Columbia firefighters are returning to the Capitol Hill neighborhood where a massive fire ripped through a hardware store this week.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 11:26am EDT

Tags: fire,

Funeral held for DC officer killed at MD home

Sunday - 04/28/2013, 02:20pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Police,

Can $105,000 solve D.C. hospital and university space woes?

The Gray administration has tapped Janice Posey, an economic development consultant, to spend a year talking to health care and educational leaders about their long-term growth needs.

Tuesday - 04/23/2013, 11:04am EDT

Tags: economic development, Janice Posey, D.C.

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