New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.
A little more than a decade after Washington lost its bid to host the 2012 Olympics, the capital is back on a global short list of host cities for 2024. The new bid is headed by some of our region’s biggest power players: hosting the games has the potential to transform the city’s economy and infrastructure. But with many international cities shying away from the Olympian-sized cost of hosting, planners must balance ambitions with budgets and a vision for the city long after the games close. Kojo explores the capital’s bid for the Olympics with leaders of “Washington 2024.”
- Mark Ein Owner, The Washington Kastles
- Russ Ramsey Chairman, Washington 2024; Chairman, Ramsey Asset Management
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