A D.C. cannabis activist moves to Maryland to organize against a Republican Congressperson. Virginia's legislature is back for a special session to craft a budget, but will Medicaid expansion continue to be a sticking point? All that and more on the Politics Hour.
Guest Host: Jen Golbeck
As a member of the D.C. Council, Tommy Wells embraced the mantra of making sure local neighborhoods were “livable and walkable.” He’s now the head of the city department that’s re-branded itself to reflect a new focus on providing affordable renewal energy to residents. We chat with Wells about his priorities and the legacy of environmental legislation he championed as a lawmaker.
- Tommy Wells Director, D.C. Department of Energy and Environment
- Jonathan Wilson Reporter, WAMU 88.5 News
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