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.
Thanks to celebrity chefs and a thriving foodie culture, Washington’s restaurant scene is hot. But look behind the menu and you’ll find cooks, busboys and waiters working long hours with no benefits or sick leave. Join Kojo as he explores the labor and wage concerns of DC area restaurant workers.
- Jose Oliva National Policy Coordinator, Restaurant Opportunities Centers
- Michael Selmi Professor, The George Washington University Law School, teaching employment discrimination and employment law
- Tim Carman Food Writer, Washington City Paper
Most Recent Shows
How do we talk about gun violence when it's not in the form of a mass shooting? We held a student town hall to discuss how local kids deal with the threat of violence locally, and how adults can respond.
This year, the bug to watch out for is the spotted lanternfly, a stunning polka-dotted menace that feasts on the interior plant sap of grape vines, fruit trees and more.
In the wake of a deadly bridge collapse in south Florida, we're turning an eye to the safety of our own transportation, water, electricity, and other systems.