Lawmakers pushing for a permanent ban on fracking in Maryland got an unexpected boost last week from Gov. Larry Hogan, who now says he supports a ban because of the environmental risks.
Parental leave policies vary widely in workplaces across the nation. Some offer generous paid time off for parents of both genders, while others offer none. The wide range of policies are reflected throughout Congress’ halls, where each lawmaker’s office makes its own policy. The effects reverberate through the surrounding neighborhood, where a growing number of families are choosing to raise their children. We consider the opportunities and challenges faced by Hill staffers and area families in attempts to achieve work-life balance.
- Emily Berman reporter, WAMU Metro Connection
- Chris Gaston former Chief of Staff, former Congressman Rush Holt
- Rebecca Gale Editor/ Writer, Roll Call; author "Hill Navigator" blog, rollcall.com; Former Hill staffer
Most Recent Shows
Why are some store owners and shoppers upset about a new paid parking system in Virginia's suburbs?
Kojo and Tom Sherwood interview D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.
Washington, D.C. has four public restrooms downtown. A local housing advocacy group is now pushing for more public restroom accommodations –not only for the homeless, but for tourists as well.