A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
A World War One memorial called the Peace Cross is at the center of controversy in Prince George’s County. Sitting on public land and maintained with public money, it was ruled a violation of the separation of Church and State last week. But Governor Larry Hogan wants Maryland to challenge that decision. Hogan directed Attorney General Frosh to file an amicus brief in the case, saying the case was “wrongly decided.” We discuss the background of the case and look at where it could be heading next.
- Roger Byron Senior Counsel, First Liberty Institute
- Kenneth Lasson Professor of Law, University of Baltimore School of Law
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