When a local journalist placed her father into long-term Alzheimer's care, she wrote down his life story and introduced his nursing staff – not to an anonymous patient– but to the father she loved.
Last year, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan scaled back the state’s plans for a light-rail proposal in the Washington region and cut out plans for a new rail line in Baltimore altogether. Democratic legislative leaders are now pushing back against Hogan’s highway-heavy agenda by unveiling a plan to change how transportation funding decisions are made, moving some of that power away from the governor’s office. Kojo explores the newest clash over roads and rails in Annapolis and what it means for communities in the D.C. region.
- Matt Bush Maryland Reporter, WAMU 88.5
- Dru Schmidt-Perkins President and CEO, 1000 Friends of Maryland
- Rich Madaleno Maryland State Senator (District 18)
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