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Councilman to Harbor Point: Delay groundbreaking

A request to delay groundbreaking on the luxury Harbor Point project was made Friday by a city councilman who was forced to postpone a scheduled community meeting to address environmental concerns for the $1.8 billion development to go on top of contained toxic waste site because of the shutdown of the federal government.

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Wage bill affecting Wal-Mart dies in D.C.

WASHINGTON — An effort to require Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour met its end Tuesday when the D.C. Council failed to override Mayor Vincent Gray’s veto. The ...

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Maryland Business: A courtesy code for City Council?

A week after the finale to a series of bruising public debates over a $1 billion waterfront development among the City Council and the public, a resolution that seeks a new era of civility at City Hall has been drawn ...

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Stokes: Tone of TIF hearings calls for courtesy code

A week after the finale to a series of bruising public debates over a $1 billion waterfront development among the City Council and the public, a resolution that seeks a new era of civility at City Hall has been drawn up for the council’s consideration.

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