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.
Few development projects in D.C. have caused as much neighborhood uproar as the proposed plans for the McMillan sand filtration site, which sits along a strip of North Capitol Street in a rapidly changing part of the city. A recent court ruling put the brakes on plans to put “mixed use” buildings there, a victory for the activists who want to preserve an open space where they see historic value. Kojo explores what’s at stake in the debate and where it’s heading next.
- Martin Austermuhle Reporter, WAMU 88.5
- Kirby Vining Treasurer, Friends Of McMillan Park
- Brian Kenner Deputy Mayor For Economic Development, District Of Columbia
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