A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
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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