So I met Kiss legend and rocker Gene Simmons when I was covering an announcement by Washington Wizards and Capitals owner Ted Leonsis. He was buying into the Arena Football League, and Simmons happens to own the very aptly named L.A. KISS. Simmons essentially stole the show, from his very colorful (and often […]
President Obama will announce during the annual State of the Union Address he plans to sign an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10 an hour, according to the Office of Management and Budget. The increased wage will only apply to employee wages on new contracts. To read more go to […]
Uncle Sam might be getting his bailout money back faster than he thought.
As the economic continues to recover and Congress looks at greater regulation of bailed out companies, many of these firms have announced plans to repay government money at an even faster rate.
When Vonda Bundy first heard the United States Postal Service was going to close her local post office she felt … indifferent. The 51-year-old D.C. resident had been purchasing stamps and supplies online for years now, and the idea of the 9th street branch shutting down wasn’t a problem for her. But after Bundy’s son […]