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.
The District is considering changing rules around car crashes involving bikes or pedestrians. D.C. is one of only a handful of places that still has “contributory negligence” laws, which mean that a cyclist or pedestrian who is found to be even partially at fault cannot sue a driver who struck them. We discuss what a change would mean for those who get around by car, on foot or on two wheels.
- Bruce Deming Attorney; Author, "Surviving the Crash: Your Legal Rights in a Bicycle Accident"
- Greg Billing Executive Director, Washington Area Bicyclist Association
- Wayne McOwen Executive Director, D.C. Insurance Federation
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