Lawmakers pushing for a permanent ban on fracking in Maryland got an unexpected boost last week from Gov. Larry Hogan, who now says he supports a ban because of the environmental risks.
President Obama released a budget proposal today with broad implications for the Washington region. U.S. Rep. Gerald Connolly represents a district close enough to D.C. that he could take Metro to work if he wanted to — a district that’s also home to thousands of federal workers. Kojo chats with Connolly about what he sees at stake for his constituents and the D.C. region in the year ahead, and in the upcoming debate over the president’s budget plan.
- Gerald Connolly Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-VA, 11th District);
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