A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
The Washington region’s economy offers considerable opportunities for those working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. But as with many other places around the country, local diversity in those fields has come slowly. Kojo explores the state of diversity in the D.C. region’s STEM fields, with educators who are looking to change it and a journalist who’s been tracking it.
- Freeman Hrabowski, III President, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
- Brian Kelly Editor, U.S. News & World Report
- James Maiden Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, University of the District of Columbia; Principal Investigator, Minority Male Makers Program
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