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.
What’s causing the yellowish-brown tint to the water flowing from many taps in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties? Water authorities say there’s a higher than usual concentration of the mineral manganese. Officials insist the water is safe to drink, but not all residents are reassured. We speak with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to find out why it’s happening now, and what can be done about it.
- Carla Reid General Manager, Washington Suburbs Sanitation Commission (WSSC)
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