A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
In August 2013, an unarmed Fairfax man was shot dead by police. After a year with no movement on the investigation, the man’s family are suing the Fairfax County Police Department. The case had been handed to the Justice Department, which says the police department “withheld materials,” and it has now been shifted to the Department’s civil rights division. We explore transparency and law enforcement, and how it fits into the current national conversation around police use of deadly force.
- Tom Jackman Reporter, Washington Post
- Dana Schrad Executive Director, Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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