As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
D.C.’s elected officials weigh in on the Pepco-Exelon merger. The field for a Congressional race in Maryland gets more crowded. And Virginians head to the polls for primaries on Tuesday. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Matt Bush Maryland Reporter, WAMU 88.5
- Ana Sol Gutierrez Maryland State Delegate (D- Dist. 18, Montgomery County); former member of Montgomery County Board of Education
- Phil Mendelson Chairman, D.C. Council (D)
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