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D.C. Mayor Vetoes Wage Bill Targeting Large Retailers

by Patrick Madden
Sep 13, 2013 (Morning Edition / WAMU-FM) — Wal-Mart says its plans to open six stores in the nation's capitol are back on after the mayor vetoed a so-called living wage bill that targeted big box retailers. The focus now turns to the District's 13 member City Council. The bill passed in July with eight votes -- nine are needed to override a veto.

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