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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser this week threw her support behind a deal to allow the region’s electric utility, Pepco, to merge with the nationwide provider Exelon. She and other city officials previously opposed the idea of Exleon acquiring Pepco, but reversed her stance after Exelon offered a new plan with $78 million in concessions to the city. D.C. Council Member Vincent Orange, a former Pepco executive, joins Kojo to explore what’s a stake for the city in the new agreement – and to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.
- Vincent Orange Member, D.C. Council (D-At Large)
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