Archive for category Maryland March 2015

Regulating Drones; Hogan, Lawmakers Debate Tax Relief; Is Metro an Agency Adrift?; Baker's Budget

March 30, 2015 - 12:43 PM
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Sen. Jim Rosapepe (D-Prince George's) talked about the regulation of drones.
Washington Post reporter Robert McCartney looked at whether Metro is an agency adrift. Also: Executive Baker's proposal to lift the property tax cap in Prince George's.
And Politico's Kevin Robillard discussed Gov. Mike Pence's interview on ABC's This Week.
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Executive Ike Leggett; Sports Roundup

March 26, 2015 - 01:35 PM
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Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett talked about this year's legislative session in Annapolis.

And Monica McNutt looked at the Wizards, who are in free fall. Also: the resurrection of ESPN 980's Man Cave and provided a preview of tomorrow's Maryland-Duke game.
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DC To See Population Boom; Obamacare Turns 5

March 25, 2015 - 01:04 PM
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A new Council of Governments report predicts the DC region will add more than 1 million people and jobs over the next 25 years. Tim Lovain and Chuck Bean, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments joined us with details.

And, it's been 5 years since the Affordable Care Act became law. We talked to Politico's Kyle Cheney about the controversial law and the challenges it still faces. We also took President Obama's live remarks on the Obamacare anniversary.
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Powerful Chairman Blocks Vote, Again; Ted Cruz Announces WH Bid; Schock Resigns

March 23, 2015 - 01:12 PM
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Is a powerful committee chairman, an attorney with a large drunk-driving practice, blocking consideration of major legislation in Annapolis?

We talked with former MADD president Chuck Hurley, head of the non-profit's Maryland Legislative Board.

Then, Politico's Mike Zapler talked about Ted Cruz jumping into the 2016 presidential race and the probe of Rep. Aaron Schock, who announced his resignation after questions were raised about his spending.
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1-on-1 With Gov. Hogan; A Healthcare Windfall for DC?; 1-on-1 with Vince Gray

March 19, 2015 - 12:00 PM
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We aired an interview taped Wednesday in Annapolis with Gov. Larry Hogan, who discussed the legislature's response to his agenda.


Walter Smith of DC Appleseed talked about whether Blue Cross/Blue Shield will be forced to spend some of its excess reserves on community health care. Also: marijuana legalization and budget autonomy.

And we talked with former Mayor Vince Gray about Ron Machen's decision to return to the private sector, the street car program, marijuana and the Nationals. Watch today's full hour in the clips below. Click "Continue Reading" to see segments 2 through 4.

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The Baker Budget; NFL Star Quits Over Health Worries

March 18, 2015 - 12:53 PM
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The political and legal implications of County Executive Baker's budget proposal. We talked with journalist Miranda Spivack, Chamber president David Harrington and civic activist Judy Robinson.
Then: the retirement of an NFL star sets off new questions about player safety. We talked with Washington Post deputy sports editor Cindy Boren and 106.7 The Fan's Michael Williams.
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Baker Unveils 2016 Budget Proposal; NCAA Tournament; NFL Free Agency

March 16, 2015 - 01:47 PM
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Prince George's Executive Rushern Baker and Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell talked about the executive's proposed FY '16 budget, which would raise property taxes to fund an increase in education.

Then, we took a look at the upcoming NCAA tournament from Monica McNutt. Watch today's full hour in the clips below. Click "Continue Reading" to see segments 2 through 4.

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Immigration; Potholes; Fitness Supplements

March 13, 2015 - 03:38 PM
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Should babies born to undocumented mothers on U.S. soil automatically be considered citizens? We covered opposing views.

AAA's John Townsend talked about the impact potholes are having on our commutes and our cars.

And personal trainer Josef Brandenburg sorted out the confusing claims of fitness supplements.

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MD Race; Smoking Lawsuit; Journey to Selma

March 12, 2015 - 03:21 PM
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Former Prince George’s State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey talked about the growing support for the Bob McDonnell appeal and his bid for the House seat now held by Rep. Donna Edwards.

Washingtonian’s Harry Jaffe discussed the lawsuit filed by a D.C. family against neighbors who smoke.

And Peaceoholics co-founder and two D.C.-area youth talked about their recent trip to Selma. Watch the full hour in the clips below. Click "Continue Reading" to see segments 2 and 3.

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Scramble for MD Senate Seat Intensifies; Nationals Season Preview; Climate Change Banned

March 10, 2015 - 12:53 PM
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