Kojo speaks with Arlington Board Chair Katie Cristol about the Amazon HQ2 effect and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine about his probe into the local Catholic Church and his office's legal challenges against the Trump administration.
Once again, the Montgomery County Council is considering raising the minimum wage from $11.50 to $15 an hour. Earlier this year, the Council voted for the increase, but County Executive Ike Leggett shot down the measure, saying it went “too far, too fast.” We explore whether Councilmember Marc Elrich’s revised legislation has a chance of passing.
- Andrew Metcalf Bethesda Beat editor, Bethesda Magazine; @AJwatchMD
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