Months after lawmakers acted to give the District one of the nation’s highest minimum wages, a coalition of unions and activist groups says it will push forward with a bid to raise the minimum even higher — to $12.50 an hour by 2017.
According to Donald J. Trump, chairman and president of the Trump Organization, the two-year project is to be completed in time for the 2017 presidential inaugural parade, which will pass right in front en route from the Capitol to the White House. (A place occupied now by a frequent target of Mr. Trump’s barbs — President Obama.)
The publication, which is owned by Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos, said May 23 that it selected to lease office space in a building located at 1301 K St. and called One Franklin Square after a real estate hunt that began February 2013.
The lesbian couple lives in Midlothian, Va., near Richmond. The commonwealth does not recognize either their 2010 marriage in the District or Stephanie’s parentage of the girls, who grew from her fertilized eggs implanted in and carried by Desiree. So the Bryans delivered their girls in the District. It was a two-hour drive from home, friends and family, but a place that offers the surest way for Lily Mae and Mia Lynn to have two mothers in the eyes of the law.