It's been two years since an unarmed man, 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar, was shot and killed by police in Fairfax County. Kojo sits down with Bijan's family to discuss their quest for answers.
The Maryland General Assembly capped a whirlwind session by passing a number of bills meant to safeguard the state’s progressive values against a conservative agenda pushed forward by the Trump administration and a Republican-controlled Congress. Kojo analyzes the moves made on medical marijuana, paid leave, local ethics and more with a reporter stationed in Annapolis, Md.
WAMU 88.5 is exploring the local impact of the new administration. Learn more about The Trump Effect.
- Pamela Wood Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; @pwoodreporter
- Melissa Deckman Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science Department Chair, Washington College; @MelissaDeckman
5 Takeaways From Maryland’s 2017 Legislative Session
Maryland's lawmakers wrapped up their 2017 legislative session on Monday, passing a number of bills that suggest a strong opposition to the country's new president and a Republican-controlled Congress. Here are the five biggest takeaways from the past three months of debate. 1. It's Maryland vs.
Most Recent Shows
Salisbury University is reeling after four separate incidents of racist, sexually aggressive graffiti discovered in an academic hall.
Gifting, exchanging, and bartering are on the rise.
Researchers examined the economic outcomes of more than three million Americans, and they found that people who grew up in walkable areas were more likely to be able to move from the bottom to the top of the income spectrum.