A new Federal Aviation Administration program called NextGen has increased efficiency for airports around the nation. But more flights mean more noise, and the number of disgruntled local residents has only grown over the years.
Restaurants that depend on an immigrant workforce –and even one of D.C.’s charter schools- will close on Thursday to showcase the importance of immigrants to the region’s restaurant industry. But will the mass walk-out make the impact that organizers hope for? Kojo explores the motivation behind the protest and its impact on the city.
- Andy Shallal Owner, Busboys and Poets; Chair, District of Columbia Workforce Investment Council; @andyshallal
- Steven Camarota Director of Research, Center for Immigration Studies; @wwwCISorg
Most Recent Shows
Two proposals by elected leaders in D.C. would simplify the process of sealing or completely expunging criminal records.
Maryland State Sen. C. Anthony Muse is running for Prince George's County Executive. He joins us in studio.
In a region with more graduate degrees than anywhere else, how far will just a high school diploma get you? We explore how schools in our region are aiming to better train students for careers that don't require advanced degrees.