Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has introduced a plan to widen three of the state's busiest highways by four toll lanes. In D.C., the health department is cracking down on pets at outdoor bar and restaurant patios and a new "dockless" bike share arrives to the nation's capital.
A gunman opened fire during Wednesday morning baseball practice for Republican members of Congress. Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot in the hip. A congressional staff member, two law enforcement officer and either a Capitol Police or Secret Service office were also wounded. Kojo gets an update from Alexandria from a congressional reporter, and a local congressman.
- Bridget Bowman Reporter, Roll Call
- Don Beyer Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Va., 8th District)
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