Arlington County Board Member Katie Cristol joins us to talk education, transportation, Amazon and flood relief, plus we check in on healthcare, violence, and development with D.C. Council Member Vince Gray.
Parental leave policies vary widely in workplaces across the nation. Some offer generous paid time off for parents of both genders, while others offer none. The wide range of policies are reflected throughout Congress’ halls, where each lawmaker’s office makes its own policy. The effects reverberate through the surrounding neighborhood, where a growing number of families are choosing to raise their children. We consider the opportunities and challenges faced by Hill staffers and area families in attempts to achieve work-life balance.
- Rebecca Gale Editor/ Writer, Roll Call; author "Hill Navigator" blog, rollcall.com; Former Hill staffer
- Emily Berman Reporter, WAMU Metro Connection
- Chris Gaston Former Chief of Staff, former Congressman Rush Holt
Most Recent Shows
Have you heard the story about Georgetown's lack of a metro station? Many around the city believe that residents in the historic neighborhood blocked a metro in order to keep out people from the rest of the District. We get to the bottom of the myth.
Do you know what the algae looks like, or how to avoid it?
Local restaurant pros dish on the good and bad behaviors of customers, from saving seats and splitting checks to unwanted advances and 50-cent tips.