50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
Maryland lawmakers wrap up their 2015 session in a budget standoff with the state’s new governor. Debates over spending and a health care contract for jails exposes rifts between the D.C. Council and Mayor Muriel Bowser. And Virginia legislators head back to Richmond to hash out a laundry list of issues, including policies for drones in the commonwealth. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Martin Austermuhle Producer / Reporter, WAMU.org
- Jack Evans D.C. Council member (D-Ward 2); Chairman of the Committee on Finance and Revenue
- Jamin Raskin Member, Maryland State Senate (D- Dist. 20 Montgomery County); and Professor of Law, American University's Washington College of Law
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