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Cities across the nation, and even the globe, are instating a new government position to oversee the after-hours economy. Whether in New York City or Iowa City, “night mayors” work evening hours and serve as liaisons between the city’s government and its nightlife industry. Now, D.C. Councilmember Brandon Todd is suggesting that D.C. follow suit. Kojo explores the idea with Todd, and an advocate for local nightlife business owners.
- Brandon Todd D.C. Councilmember (D-Ward 4)
- Mark Lee Columnist, Washington Blade; Former Executive Director, D.C. Nightlife Hospitality Association
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