D.C.'s 311 system will soon consolidate requests for information and repairs. And its 911 system is now geolocating emergency calls from cell phones.
Guest Host: Marc Fisher
D.C., Maryland and Virginia make Amazon’s shortlist for their new headquarters. Veteran Chelsea Manning, pardoned leaker of classified documents, has jumped into Maryland’s Senate race to unseat Democrat Ben Cardin. In D.C., United Medical Center is still under scrutiny ––this time, for delivering babies though its obstetrics units was ordered to close last August. D.C. Councilmember Vince Gray joins us in studio to discuss the center’s troubles and more. In addition, we meet Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol, the first millennial to serve in this position. Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we’re at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; Columnist for the Current Newspapers; Contributing writer, Washington City Paper
- Vincent Gray D.C. Councilmember (D-Ward 7); Former Mayor of the District of Columbia
- Katie Cristol Chair, Arlington County Board
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