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The City Council is plunging headfirst into the investigation of an alleged scam in the District’s Office of Tax and Revenue. We’ll look at Thursday’s marathon hearing on the issue and whether the fallout from the crisis is over. Plus, we hear how commuters are reacting to Metro’s proposed fare hikes. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia.
- Jonetta Rose Barras WAMU resident political analyst and columnist for "The Examiner"
- Sherryl Hobbs Newman Former Deputy CFO for the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue
- Bill Myers Reporter, "The Examiner" newspaper
- Bob Thomson Dr. Gridlock, "The Washington Post"
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