DeMorning Links: Social incentives


City leaders are betting keeping LivingSocial in D.C. via tax incentives will pay off. (Astrid Riecken/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

So far, 61 city employees fired for double-dipping with unemployment checks (Post)

Spending squabble exposes new mayor-council rift (Post, Examiner, WaTimes)

A possible compromise on extended bar hours: Only in non-residential areas (D.C. Wire)

How ALEC helped kill D.C. voting rights 34 years ago (Banalogies)

Muriel Bowser wants to make it easier for Metro cops to arrest indecent exposers (Dr. Gridlock, Examiner)

A homeless single dad’s lament: “Why don’t they ask all those mamas that every time? I don’t hear everyone always asking them: ‘Where baby daddy at?’ Nah-aw. But they ask me. Every. Single. Time.” (Post column)

Local real estate bigwigs stand up for Bob Peck ... (Post)

... While Congress savages him (Post)

The D.C. government’s war on libraries? (Examiner)

D.C. Council moves emergency bill to ease gun registration requirements (WaTimes)

Man shot to death in Congress Heights (Homicide Watch)

Metro responds to safety concerns presented in Post op-ed (TBD)

Look who was in Cartagena: Adrian Fenty (Vanity Fair)

Mind those live microphones, even in a courtroom (NYDN)

Board of Elections and Ethics is set to certify the primary results today (Post)

Pedicab drivers have mixed reactions to new Park Service regulations (WJLA-TV)

Arena Stage architect inked for new Woodridge Library (Housing Complex, Arts Desk)

If you want to tweet from a D.C. Superior Court room, it’s up to the judge (DCist)

Cops can’t be personally sued over questionable no-knock raid, appeals court rules (Legal Times)

D.C. Vote sells the Hill on budget autonomy (WAMU-FM)

Shaw’s Tavern is up and running, booze and all (Going Out Gurus)

New Rasika location features GIANT HAND (All we Can Eat)

The louvered doors will remain in one Dupont building (Housing Complex)

Mary Cheh bill aims to encourage solar energy, electric vehicle charging stations (WAMU-FM)

Foxhall Road speed camera removed due to construction (WTOP)

The defense rests in South Capitol Street shootings case (Crime Scene)

Body found in Potomac near Wilson Bridge; authorities to determine where it came from (Crime Scene)

Capitol Hill residents pressure Tommy Wells on Hine redevelopment scale (EMMCA)

Teen confessed to 2011 killing after arrest, detective testifies (Post)

Liquor store owner goes to court over underage sales charges (WUSA-TV)

Why more money should go in the Housing Production Trust Fund (GGW)

What NPR’s new NoMa headquarters will look like (Metrocentric)

A field guide to the Wardman style (UrbanTurf)

Behold the Redskins schedule (Football Insider)

Mike DeBonis covers Congress and national politics for The Washington Post. He previously covered D.C. politics and government from 2007 to 2015.

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