The Politics Hour

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.
The Politics Hour

D.C. People’s Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

D.C. ponders the cost of digging underground power lines. Virginia Republicans prepare for a nominating convention in Richmond. And Maryland plays host to the Preakness Stakes, as the jockeying for next year's gubernatorial race begins in earnest. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Guests

Tom Sherwood

Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers

Sandra Mattavous-Frye

People's Counsel, District of Columbia

Marc Elrich

Member, Montgomery County Council (D-At Large)

Inside The Studio

D.C. People's Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye discussed why she supports a $1 billion proposal to bury power lines across the city. Under the plan, 60 of the worst-performing feeders, based on the frequency and duration of outages, would go underground.

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