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.
Guest Host: Marc Fisher
Airline profits are soaring but passengers feel squeezed — by ticket prices, shrinking leg room and extra charges for everything from checked bags to on-board WiFi. The airlines say they’re finally recovering from a downturn that started with 9/11 and continued with the recession and high oil prices. Now they have the cash to invest in fuel-efficient and tech-friendly planes and to improve customer service. We explore the economics of flying as the summer travel season takes off.
- Charles Leocha Chairman and Founder, Travelers United
- Sharon Pinkerton Senior Vice President of Legislative and Regulatory Policy at Airlines for America (A4A)
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