D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen joins us to discuss his "sneaker subsidy" for those who dont drive to work. And At-Large Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich will be in studio to talk about the fate of the Purple Line, the county budget, and his candidacy for County Executive.
The challenges facing the District of Columbia at the start of 2016 are formidable. The city struggled throughout 2015 to contain certain kinds of violent crime. Meanwhile, the explosion of housing costs continued to squeeze residents throughout the income spectrum. Kojo chats with D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser about her legislative priorities for the year ahead – and the lessons she learned from her first year in office.
- Muriel Bowser Mayor, District of Columbia (D)
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