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.
The February death of a two-year-old girl after a call to 911 renewed demands for closer scrutiny of the District’s emergency response services. The similar death of a New York Times reporter in 2006 prompted the creation of a task force that recommended changes, but four years later, thorny issues remain.
- Toby Halliday District EMS taskforce member
- Joseph Barbera Associate Professor of Engineering Management (Crisis & Emergency Management, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University
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