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Johnny Cash and Daisy Bates to replace Confederate and Jim Crow era statues on Capitol Hill

The likenesses of music legend Johnny Cash and civil rights icon Daisy Lee Gatson Bates will appear in the hallways of the U.S. Capitol in marble form, replacing two Confederate figures from the Civil War.

Washington D.C passes bill to run on 100% renewable energy by 2032

Washington D.C has unanimously passed a bill to ensure the state runs on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2032.

District of Columbia lawmakers vote for 100 percent clean power by 2032

The D.C. City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted "yes" in a preliminary vote to require 100 percent of electricity in the district to come from renewable sources by 2032.

JPMorgan Chase commits to $18 an hour minimum wage in D.C.

JPMorgan Chase bank has committed to paying its newly hired tellers, bankers and branch managers in the Washington area a minimum of $18 an hour.

D.C. voters back measure to raise minimum wage for tipped workers

D.C. residents on June 19 narrowly approved a hard-fought ballot measure that will raise the minimum wage for all workers to $15 by 2025