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.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Friday that restored voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons in the commonwealth. While many Virginians are celebrating the end of what they considered a longtime injustice and vestige of the Jim Crow era, others called the move a partisan play to create more Democratic voters ahead of this year’s election. Kojo explores what the change means for Virginia.
- Tram Nguyen Co-Executive Director, New Virginia Majority
- Roger Clegg President and General Counsel, Center for Equal Opportunity
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