Economic Reckoning For Local Washington?

Economic Reckoning For Local Washington?

A new era of federal belt-tightening could have a profound impact of the economies of Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District. We ask whether local economies are facing a reckoning.

The Washington region managed to avoid the worst effects of the Great Recession, thanks in part to the relative stability of government employment and contracting. But a new era of federal belt-tightening could have a profound impact on the economies of Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District. We ask whether local economies are facing a reckoning.

Guests

Annie Lowrey

Reporter, New York Times

Marc Fisher

Senior Editor, The Washington Post

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