New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.
Washington, D.C. is one of the few cities in the country that legally ensures homeless people access to emergency shelter. Changes to residency requirements, though, could make it harder for homeless Washingtonians without proper paperwork to enter shelters. We discuss the reasoning behind the proposed rule change, its potential impact, and the broader questions of how homelessness and the affordable housing crisis should be addressed in the District.
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