A D.C. cannabis activist moves to Maryland to organize against a Republican Congressperson. Virginia's legislature is back for a special session to craft a budget, but will Medicaid expansion continue to be a sticking point? All that and more on the Politics Hour.
The good news: Stink bug populations seem to be declining in our area, meaning the armor-plated pests shouldn’t be as prevalent this year. The bad news: The region’s ash trees are in danger from the emerald ash borer. The beetle has turned up in many Maryland counties and in Baltimore, where a majority of the street trees are ash. The University of Maryland’s “Bug Guy” joins us to examine these and other insects, from mosquitoes to ticks to bees.
- Michael Raupp "Bug Guy" and Professor of Entomology, University of Maryland
Emerald Ash Borer Infestation in Rockville
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