Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
Congress this week is debating legislation to strengthen the federal government’s consumer product safety watchdog. Consumer groups have been pushing for reforms in the wake of last year’s massive product recalls. But the private sector is worried that legislation will be harmful to both businesses and consumers. We look at the future product safety and government regulation.
- Rachel Weintraub Director of Product Safety; Consumer Federation of America
- Rosario Palmieri Vice President, Infrastructure, Legal and Regulatory Policy, National Association of Manufacturers
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