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?
Earlier this week Angela Alsobrooks was sworn in as Prince George’s County Executive, making her the first woman to serve in the role. She campaigned on promises to improve the county’s troubled public school system, expand trash pickup, and protect housing for seniors. She joins us in studio to talk about how she plans to make those happen.
Then we take a look at the petition drive to get the repeal of the D.C. Council’s repeal of Initiative 77 on the ballot. Leaders of the campaign allege that they are being threatened for their efforts.
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.
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