Guest Host: Marc Fisher

One of the nation’s most generous paid leave policies is up for a vote this week and appears to have strong support from the city’s progressive leaders. But some of the city’s business owners are worried about the cost. since the 11 weeks of paid leave would be funded by a per-employee payroll tax. We weigh the real costs of the paid leave policy and examine other financial challenges local business owners face in this region.


  • Jonathan Cho Owner, Sakuramen and Bul
  • Saied Azali Owner, Perry's Restaurant and Mintwood Place
  • Arianne Bennett President and CEO, Amsterdam Falafel
  • Martin Austermuhle Reporter, WAMU 88.5

Related Links

Topics + Tags


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Politics Hour — February 23, 2018

Friday, Feb 23 2018D.C. Public Schools are in the spotlight once again after another scandal leads to the Chancellor's resignation. No women represent Maryland in Congress, but five have been chosen as candidates for Lt. Governor. And details emerge about what Prince George's County offered and why it wasn't chosen by Amazon to host their new headquarters.