Breakfast links: Follow up
Photo by Holley St. Germain on Flickr.
Reno's back on:
The Fort Reno concert series will go on
. NPS finally issued permits, though it will require increased security. Organizers want to find a way to keep police presence from distracting from the community-oriented feel of the concerts. (Post)
The minimum wage in DC increases today
from $8.25 to $9.50 per hour. This is the first several increases that will affect up to 40,000 workers. The minimum wage will eventually rise to $11.50 and then be tied to the inflation rate. (City Paper)
DC teachers voted no on extending the school day
, despite promises of extra pay. While DC schools with longer days have seen gains on standardized tests, the teacher's union wants the discussion to be part of contract negotiations. (Post)
St. Elizabeths stalled:
DDOT has delayed work on St. Elizabeths' east campus
until 2015 at the earliest. The setback comes amid funding uncertainty for the Department of Homeland Security's redevelopment of the west campus. (WBJ)
Demand for rental units has gone up across the country
since 2009. But supply can't keep up and rents keep going up. In some areas, more houses in the outer suburbs are becoming rental units. (CityLab)
Ride sharing services face another legal battle
on whether they have met the standard of "reasonable accommodations" for wheelchair users. How can they encourage their drivers to serve this demographic? (NextCity)
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