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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Wilson Building
A coalition of clergy, union leaders and activists is seeking to put an initiative on next year's ballot that would raise the District's minimum wage to $12.50 an hour — saying D.C. Council members' promises to raise the minimum wage don't go far enough.
D.C. officials are gearing up for Inauguration Day festivities that will stretch from the U.S. Capitol to the White House, a logistical tightrope walk that costs millions, requires onlookers to deal with street-level checkpoints and puts city hall in the hands of the Secret Service.
Move aside, you burgundy-and-gold fans — D.C. city hall is showing some Natitude for the foreseeable future.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray was excused from jury duty Monday after pre-trial questioning at D.C. Superior Court.
D.C. ethics - isn't that an oxymoron? ("Gray nominates 3 to ethics board," Web, June 5) Mayor Vincent C. Gray presented his panel of "experts" to "act as watchdogs and safeguards for the District's public trust." I had to put on my hip waders to continue reading this article.
D.C. Council member Jim Graham is not abandoning his proposal to increase the excise tax on alcohol sales in lieu of Mayor Vincent C. Gray's money-raising plan to expand bar hours, despite the appeal of a compromise plan that could render the tax moot and keep the booze flowing until 4 a.m. on holidays instead of year-round.
The John A. Wilson Building may cast a reddish glow next week to signal a series of efforts aimed at increasing awareness of HIV/AIDS in the District.
The body of former council member Nadine P. Winter will lie in repose at the John A. Wilson Building on Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., council Chairman Kwame R. Brown said Monday.