A friendly neighborhood store can help people feel rooted in their community. But what happens when those businesses close up shop? And how can small businesses in particular survive in the high-rent, high-risk Washington region?
New revelations about large raises for central office staff at Prince George’s County Public Schools concern teachers and parents. The Maryland legislative season comes to a close while Virginia’s legislature starts a special session to tackle Medicaid expansion. And a homeless D.C. resident running for mayor is fighting to be allowed on the ballot. All that plus Maryland State Senator Richard Madaleno joins us to discuss his bid for governor. And D.C. Councilmember and Metro Board Chair Jack Evans updates us on Metro funding, the District’s Amazon HQ2 pitch and more.
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