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  1. Tipped-Employee Initiative Passes. Now What?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | The George Towner

    The primary election in Washington, D.C., is over and the only really controversial issue on the ballot has been decided. Initiative 77, making it District law to guarantee every full-time employee a minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2025, passed 55 percent to 45 percent.


  2. Vote No on Initiative 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | The George Towner

    Voter beware! At first glance, Initiative 77 on the June 19 D.C. primary ballot seems like a "no-brainer" yes vote. After all, it aims to guarantee that by July 1, 2020, the same minimum wage of $15 an hour would, by law, apply to all full-time employees in Washington, D.C. Labeled "One Fair Wage," the measure is directed specifically at waiters and other restaurant and bar servers, whose official minimum wage at present is $3.33 an hour.


  3. Town-Gown Link: GU's Office of Neighborhood LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | The George Towner

    It is intentional that Georgetown University's Office of Neighborhood Life sits "outside the gates" at 36th and N Streets, says Cory Peterson, director since 2013 of the office, which was created as part of a historic agreement between the university and Georgetown residents. In August of 2012, when town and gown reached an accord after years of discussion, Ron Lewis, who then chaired the Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission, said: "This is an extraordinary event in the life of our community, and it's very promising.


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