D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman talks about yet another contentious D.C. Council meeting and the latest coronavirus news. And Arlington County Board Chair Libby Garvey talks about how the county is handling the pandemic and rethinking policing.
A program to ensure that companies with city contracts hire unemployed Washingtonians isn’t working as planned, according to an audit released this week. A tax increase to help fund Metro is blocked in Virginia. Montgomery County considers paying for legal representation for residents facing deportation. Plus, conversations with a cannabis advocate about why he is taking the battle for D.C.’s political autonomy to the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and an update from Virginia’s special legislative session.
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.
- Adam Eidinger Co-founder of DCMJ; Social Action Director, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps.
- Dick Saslaw Member, Virginia Senate (D-35th Dist.)
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; Contributing Writer for Washington City Paper; @tomsherwood
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