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Disney appears to gain a friendly majority in Anaheim City Council. The "living wage" initiative is still too close to call

After butting heads for two years with the Anahe.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 7th, 2018

Candidates supported by Disney lead in Anaheim but voters are split on "living wage" measure

Anaheim City Council candidates who are supported by .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 7th, 2018

Anaheim City Council votes to put "living wage" initiative on November ballot

After emotional statements from Disneyland worker.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 20th, 2018

Anaheim City Council votes to put "living wage" initiative on its November ballot

After emotional statements from Disneyland worker.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 20th, 2018

Disney and labor unions are spending big on Anaheim"s "living wage" measure and council races

With less than a month before election day, l.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 18th, 2018

Anaheim City Council gets an earful over opinion that Disneyland Resort won"t be subject to "living wage" measure

Business leaders and union organizers clashed at.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 10th, 2018

Tokala to ask City Council for $12 million to begin developing downtown buildings

Sudha Tokala's idea of a medical school in downtown Wichita appears to be taking its first major step. Tokala, who owns five downtown buildings in close proximity, including the former Finney State Office Building, will ask the City Council on Tu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Anaheim"s "living wage" initiative is expected to pass. A business advocate calls it a "tragic outcome"

Anaheim voters appear to have approved a ba.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 12th, 2018

Disney and other opponents of Anaheim living wage measure say it will have "severe consequences"

Opponents of a ballot measure to require the Di.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 11th, 2018

Anaheim voters face heated campaign over "living wage" initiative before November election

Anaheim residents can expect an emotional and exp.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 20th, 2018

Initiative to give Disneyland workers a "living wage" qualifies for the ballot in Anaheim

Unions that represent workers at the Disneyland Reso.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 14th, 2018

Unions say they have signatures for living wage vote in Anaheim

A coalition of unions representing Disneyland workers say they have collected enough signatures to put a ballot measure before Anaheim voters that would require Walt Disney Co. to pay the resort workers a "living wage." .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 1st, 2018

KC Council readies to trade parking spots for lower-cost apartments

Kansas City appears ready to relax parking requirements for developers who add to the affordable housing stock. The City Council’s Housing Committee voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of an ordinance that would cut the requirement for devel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2019

This time, the NIMBYists are right: Close the mechanical-void loophole

The cries of outrage about real estate "bullies" wrecking New York City can get tiresome, especially when they come from folks living happily in homes built by the "bully" developers of yore. "The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

Phoenix raises minimum wage for city workers to $15 an hour

The lowest-paid workers in the city of Phoenix now will earn more than the state minimum. KTAR.com reports full-time hourly workers will earn a minimum wage of $15 an hour beginning in May. The wage was approved by Phoenix City Council in the first.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2019

Twelve of 17 Philadelphia council members get a zero on business scorecard

In this week’s cover story, I looked at what the Philadelphia business community is (and is not) doing to support more business-friendly candidates on City Council leading up to the May 21 primary election. The reason so many leaders are quietly se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2019

The strangest places people choose to call home

To escape city living and the stress of everyday life, a number of people have taken to building their homes in unusual and remote locations across the globe. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 4th, 2019

The Most Dangerous (and Safest) Cities for Bikers

Riding a bike in the city can be scary. If you’ve ever done it, you’ve probably had at least one close call — it comes with the territory. In 2016, 840 cyclists were killed in motor........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 22nd, 2019

Ahead of Amazon vote, Briley announces pay raises for Metro employees

Mayor David Briley is guaranteeing Metro employees the cost-of-living wage increases that city officials were forced to repeal during last year's contentious budget discussions. Briley's office announced officials have secured the $18 million needed .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Denver"s minimum-wage hike signed into law; Colorado initiative clears House

Two efforts that could lead to higher minimum wages took big steps this week. On Friday, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock signed an ordinance that will raise the floor wage for both city workers and city contractors to $15 per hour. The move will give pa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

In One Chart: The death of cash has been greatly exaggerated — just look to the $100 bill

The stock market is coming off its best January in years, the economy appears to be holding up nicely, interest rates are still low, cryptos and mobile payments continue to gain traction — it’s not exactly a cash-friendly climate at the moment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 25th, 2019