D.C.'s 311 system will soon consolidate requests for information and repairs. And its 911 system is now geolocating emergency calls from cell phones.
Over the past several years, the D.C. Council has passed progressive legislation raising the minimum wage and expanding the city’s benefits for paid family and medical leave. But now the Council Chairman has suggested the city should take a break on legislation that could negatively affect the bottom lines of local businesses. Kojo explores the climate for business in local Washington and whether the Council should change its direction.
- Ed Lazere Executive Director, D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute @edlazere
- Yesim Taylor Executive Director, D.C. Policy Center
Most Recent Shows
Recent investigations have called into question how local law enforcement handles sexual assault cases. We explore what's working, and what isn't, in police responses to sexual assault.
The National Gallery of Art has one of the largest art collections in America. But how diverse are the artists?
Restoring late-night Metrorail service would help workers in the hospitality industry, proponents say, but opponents say it could lead to daytime delays and a financial loss for WMATA.