Archive for category D.C. Council July 2014

Metro's GM Previews Silver Line; Mayor Vincent Gray; Fixing the VA

July 25, 2014 - 01:25 PM
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Metro GM Richard Sarles talked about the opening of the Silver Line.

Mayor Vince Gray talkedabout the budget autonomy amendment approved by a Senate panel. Also: the DC residents who brought their neighborhood concerns to Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD).

And Politico's Burgess Everett discussed the stalemate in Congress on efforts to reform the VA.

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UMC CEO Speaks Out; Bowser on the Defensive; Being Gay in the South

July 21, 2014 - 01:35 PM
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United Medical Center CEO David Small talked about efforts to improve health care east of the Anacostia River.

Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis discussed the Park Southern controversy.

And what's it like to be gay in the South? We asked Washington Blade reporter Michael Lavers, who is just back from a trip to the region.

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Malaysia Airlines Plane Downed; Ft. Washington Slope Failure; Cutting Carbs for Weight Loss; GOP Targets DC Laws

July 18, 2014 - 12:28 PM
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Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) talked about the downing of a Malaysian jetliner.

We discussed the latest on the Prince George's slope failure from Washington Post reporter Arelis Hernandez.

Fitness expert Josef Brandenburg discussed the link between carbs and weight gain.

And Mark Plotkin talked about Congress's assault on DC's guns and pot laws.

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DC Mayor Vincent Gray

July 17, 2014 - 12:39 PM
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Mayor Vince Gray talked about congressional interference in the city's marijuana and gun laws.

Also: that DC resident who had to show his passport to the TSA to return to the District.

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'Ban the Box'; Route 1 Safety; DC Budget Veto Override

July 15, 2014 - 09:42 AM
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DC Councilman Kenyan McDuffie talked about 'ban the box' legislation, the override of the Mayor's budget veto and streetcar funding.

AAA's John Townsend II discussed the safety improvements coming to Rt. 1.

Also, how changes at Union Station make it more likely you'll miss your train. And, City Paper's Will Sommer on what the veto override says about the Mayor's status at City Hall.

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Washington Kastles; Soccer in DC; "Coal Rollers"; Route 1 in College Park

July 7, 2014 - 03:05 PM
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Phil Mendelson; Hurricane Arthur; Peaceoholics' Rise and Fall

July 3, 2014 - 11:40 AM
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DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson joined us for our monthly Q&A.

Meteorologist Brian van de Graaff joined us with the latest on Hurricane Arthur.

And Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked about the rise and fall of the Peaceoholics.

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SCOTUS 2014 Rulings; DC Chancellor Wants Longer School Days; DC Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

July 1, 2014 - 11:23 AM
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Reporter Ken Jost talked about the big decisions of the just-completed Supreme Court term.

Washington Post reporter Emma Brown talked about DC Chancellor Kaya Henderson's push to lengthen the school day.

And psychologist Gregory Jones discussed the proposal to ban reparative therapy for gays and lesbians.

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