Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
Pepco is asking regulators in D.C. sign off on the electric utility’s first rate increase for consumers here in three years. It’s the first time Pepco has pushed for higher rates since it began the process of merging with the national energy company Exelon several years ago. We explore what’s at stake for consumers in the District and their electric service.
- Mary Cheh Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 3); Chair, Committee on Transportation and the Environment
- Peter Meier Vice President, Legal Services for Pepco Holdings
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