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.
More than a dozen artificial turf fields in the District failed safety tests last spring. In terms of hardness, they tested at the equivalent of concrete. They also required repair or replacement. Now, regional parents and advocates are concerned about other issues, including how hot artificial turf surfaces get and the toxicity of the materials used in the turf bed. We speak to the Director of the Department of General Services about these concerns, and how DGS is overseeing and monitoring athletic fields.
- Greer Johnson Gillis Director, D.C. Department of General Services
Most Recent Shows
In order for D.C.'s longtime Eastern Market to survive, merchants say new repairs, signage and management are desperately needed.
A group that includes a parent and two childcare professionals are behind the lawsuit, which questions D.C.'s rule requiring that all providers have associate degrees by 2024.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is one of the most solemn --and most visited-- war memorials. What is the history behind the tomb? And has the generation it was built for come and gone?