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.
Homelessness is a chronic problem for some, a temporary situation for others. But whatever the reasons, thousands of people in our region need a place to stay on these bitterly cold nights. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is hiring “navigators” to help people find housing, as the District and non-profit groups around the region continue to provide temporary shelter for those in need. We explore the challenges of combating homelessness.
- Laura Zeilinger Acting Director, D.C. Department of Human Services
- Eric Sheptock Homeless Advocate
- Shane Rock CEO, Interfaith Works
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