Virginia’s governor gets into a regional spat over Metro and the Silver Line. The D.C. Council advances one of the nation’s most generous paid leave policies. And a longtime Maryland state senator decides he won't retire amid a fight for his seat.
They’re online “eyes and ears” in some of the Washington region’s most dynamic neighborhoods. Community bloggers are connecting neighborhood residents with news on their blocks and corners – and with each other. In advance of our upcoming “Kojo In Your Community” broadcast in Columbia Heights, we get a view from the neighborhood and surrounding areas.
- Tim Wright Author, "The 42"
- Andrew Wiseman Author, "New Columbia Heights"
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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says that homeless people come from outside the district to take advantage of a city policy that guarantees shelter on freezing nights, a cost she says the district can no longer afford.