Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“Of the ten programs DCSEU runs, five are specifically aimed at affordable housing in the low-income community.” What do solar panels have to do with affordable housing? A lot. (Elevation DC)

“Among the many provisions in the bill is one that would require domestic assault suspects to be held for at least six hours after an arrest to allow time of a safety plan to be developed for the accuser.” Massachusetts House passes domestic violence bill (Boston Herald)

“Mentally ill people aren’t killers. Angry people are.” How to Stop Violence (Slate)

“The bill—actually a set of three related bills—would allow the biggest proposed development project in Anacostia to go forward.” Once a Foe of New Ward 8 Apartments, Barry Seeks Special Approval of Anacostia Project (Washington City Paper)

“The minimum wage challenges are in hopes of highlighting the issue as a large number of states move toward higher wages while action stalls in Congress.” Lawmakers Take the “Minimum Wage Challenge” To Eat Off A Reduced Budget For A Week (ThinkProgress)

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