D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham talks about the George Floyd protests. Virginia Delegate Ibraheem Samirah talks about taking part in the demonstrations as an elected official. And D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen talks about election woes and police reform.
WMATA and the changes it is undergoing are at the center of today’s local news. And while much of the change is coming at the direction of the agency’s new leadership, the rank and file employees are taking a large role in carrying out that change. Kojo sits down with the head of WMATA’s labor union to discuss the role metro’s workers have in conversations about safety and accountability.
- Jackie Jeter President, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, the Union representing WMATA workers
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