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.
The debate over keeping urban chickens has flown from one area county to another and now, the issue comes home to roost in Washington, D.C. The city’s Department of Health cited a Chevy Chase couple for “importing” their four chickens and threatened to impound the fowl. The couple –two antitrust lawyers– are taking the city to court to try to prove officials are wrongly interpreting local law. Kojo talks to the Chevy Chase chicken owners, and examines similar debates in neighboring jurisdictions.
- Allison Sheedy Owner of four chickens in Chevy Chase in Washington D.C.
- Daniel McInnis Owner of four chickens in Chevy Chase in Washington D.C.
- Tom Carter Member, Arlington Egg Project
Most Recent Shows
A WAMU series explores gun violence and aggressive policing in the nation's capital.
Kojo interviews WHUR's former general manager on how his technical experience informed his leadership, and how he turned one station into a network of six.
One year after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, we look at how the local community responded and continues to provide storm relief.