Marjorie Elizabeth Wood

04/25/2014 - 1:25am

    Late April doesn’t just bring flocks of tourists to Washington. It’s when hundreds of members of the National Restaurant Association — a.k.a. the “other NRA” — swarm Capitol Hill for two intensive days of lobbying.

    With a $65 million budget and over 52,000 members, the other NRA...

04/07/2014 - 2:27am

    Congress will soon vote on a measure that would raise the national minimum wage to $10.10 and bring the tipped wage to 70 percent of the full minimum.

    The Fair Minimum Wage Act would give millions of American workers a long-overdue raise. Today’s $7.25-per-hour...

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