Maryland

Aging Water Infrastructure

Monday, Aug 19, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Last month's threatened water shutoff in Prince George's County put the spotlight on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. We talk with General Manager and CEO Jerry Johnson about how they keep the water flowing and manage an aging underground infrastructure.

The Politics Hour

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Mark Obenshain, Virginia's Republican candidate for attorney general, and Montgomery County Executive "Ike" Leggett join The Politics Hour team.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 26, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Virginia's Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Ralph Northam, and D.C. Council Member Kenyan McDuffie (D-Ward 5) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

Prince George's County Water Emergency Update

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo gets the latest on how southern Prince George's County residents are preparing for a water shutdown during the hottest period of the summer so far.

Prince George's County Faces Water Emergency

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Tens of thousands of Prince George's County, Md., residents are going to lose water for up to four days during emergency repairs on a water main. We look at how to prepare.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Harriet Tregoning, the director of the District's office of planning, and Virginia Sen. Adam Ebbin (D) join the Politics Hour gang in the studio.

Building New Downtowns In Prince George's County

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 1:23 p.m.

Could New Carrollton be the next Silver Spring? Prince George's County, Md., wants to revitalize blighted areas and boost the local economy. We look at the possible locations and what redevelopment would mean for the county's future.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood sit down with Abigail Smith, D.C.'s deputy mayor for education.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker (D) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Maryland Secretary Of Health And Mental Hygiene

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Maryland Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene, Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, is in studio. We talk about implementation of the Affordable Care Act and other health issues the Old Line State is taking on.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood sit down with U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Ronald Machen to chat about the recent prosecution of local corruption cases.

A Tale Of Two Sequesters

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 12:20 p.m.

Three months after the federal budget cuts known as the sequester took effect, some say the exercise has proved relatively painless, but others insist programs serving the most needy are taking damaging hits. We examine the sequester's local impact and explore how the budget cuts will continue to unfold.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.