Arizona jumped into a movement for higher teacher pay that started in West Virginia, where a strike garnered a raise, and spread to Oklahoma, Kentucky and most recently Colorado.
Three members of the Prince George’s County Board of Education say that “massive unauthorized pay raises” were handed out to an unspecified number staffers at the central office.
After a two-year push for higher wages, contracted service workers at Reagan National and Dulles International airports are set to get a hefty bump in pay — more than 50 percent higher in some cases.
Outdoor recreation and sports gear retailer REI is raising pay for employees at its seven area stores, and its soon-to-open flagship store in the District.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.