Living wage advocates rally as DC Council votes on LRAA veto override

On the 17th of September, supporters of the Large Retailer Accountability Act gathered in front of the Wilson Buildoing for an attempt to stiffen coucilmember’s backbones.

Video clips of the speakers

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Mayor Gray has chosen Wal-Mart over low income workers and good jobs by vetoing the bill, as this is written it is yet to be seen if the Coucil will have the backbone to override.

Many speakers warned that “their next mayor” supports the LRAA, meaning that the councilmembers who are running for Mayor lose their votes unless they vote to override the Mayor’s Wal-Mart ordered veto of the LRAA.

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