D.C. Public Schools are in the spotlight once again after another scandal leads to the Chancellor's resignation. No women represent Maryland in Congress, but five have been chosen as candidates for Lt. Governor. And details emerge about what Prince George's County offered and why it wasn't chosen by Amazon to host their new headquarters.
Since 1977, full-service gas stations in the District have been protected by law from becoming anything else. Not a restaurant, not a condo ––and since the laws recently tightened, they can’t even downgrade to just a regular gas station. The law is agitating local developers who own gas stations ––and the valuable property they sit on–– but can’t fully capitalize on the space. WAMU 88.5’s Martin Austermuhle joins us to explain the challenges to this law and why it exists.
- Martin Austermuhle Reporter, WAMU; Former Editor-In-Chief, DCist; @maustermuhle.
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