Kojo speaks with Arlington Board Chair Katie Cristol about the Amazon HQ2 effect and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine about his probe into the local Catholic Church and his office's legal challenges against the Trump administration.
As D.C. and jurisdictions around the region put in their pitches for Amazon’s second headquarters, we explore what winning that bid would mean for the region. We also hear from a journalist who has reported on the effect of the “Amazon boom” in Seattle –both what it’s brought to the region in terms of jobs and a tech explosion, and what it’s cost residents and taxpayers.
- Douglas Fruehling Editor in Chief, Washington Business Journal
- Carolyn Adolph Reporter, KUOW Seattle
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