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.
Nova Armory is poised to open in the Lyon Park neighborhood of Arlington at the end of March– but some citizens and lawmakers have raised alarms about its location (across from a day care center) and the shop’s self-described inventory. Kojo explores this complicated and polarizing controversy.
- Emily Hughes Resident, Lyon Park, Arlington, Virginia; Member, Act4LyonPark
- Michael Pope Northern Virginia reporter, WAMU 88.5; Author, "Wicked Northern Virginia" (The History Press)
- Dennis Pratte Nova Armory
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