At-Large D.C. Councilmember David Grosso (I) joins us to talk about the investigation of Ballou High School graduation rates, and the new proof of residency requirements for homeless families.
Marriott plans to move its headquarters, where 3,500 employees work, from a suburban office park in Bethesda to the town’s quickly-changing urban center. It’s a central component of Bethesda’s increasingly fast evolution from a residential, suburban town to something that more closely resembles a city. While Bethesda officials celebrate the move and the business it will bring downtown, longtime residents have expressed concern about traffic and construction. Kojo explores what the hotel company’s new offices will mean for Bethesda–and where they fit into the larger picture of growth and development in our region.
- Miranda Spivack Independent Journalist; @mirandareporter
- Nancy Floreen Member, Montgomery County Council (D-At Large); @NancyFloreen
- Amanda Farber Co-Vice President; East Bethesda Citizens Association
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