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.
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
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