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.
As the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services prepare to release new dietary guidelines, activists and food industry groups are waging quiet but intense behind-the-scenes lobbying campaigns. The most visible fight involves proposals to consider the “environmental sustainability” of different foods — including the carbon footprint of commercially-raised livestock. Kojo examines debates about the new dietary guidelines, and how decisions made in Washington reverberate around the country.
- Mary Clare Jalonick Reporter, The Associated Press
- Robert C. Post Senior Director for Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs, Chobani; Former Acting Executive Director, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) (2007-2013)
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