Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has introduced a plan to widen three of the state's busiest highways by four toll lanes. In D.C., the health department is cracking down on pets at outdoor bar and restaurant patios and a new "dockless" bike share arrives to the nation's capital.
Muriel Bowser is more than halfway through her term as mayor of the District of Columbia. During her first years in office, D.C.’s navigated waves of changes – changes that now include new Republican leadership in both chambers of Congress and the White House. Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Bowser about her priorities for the city as it prepares for a new round of elections in 2018.
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers; @tomsherwood
- Muriel Bowser Mayor, District of Columbia (D); @MayorBowser
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