As Election Day approaches in the Maryland, a candidate for Montgomery County Executive and one for Governor of Maryland join us for the Politics Hour.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan proposed a package of tough-on-crime bills that include increasing mandatory minimum sentences for some violent crimes and trying some minors as adults for certain gang-related crime charges. While some Democrats in the General Assembly have rejected the legislation, a bipartisan group in the Senate are seeking a compromise. We discuss the clashing visions for criminal justice in Maryland.
- Christopher Shank Chief Legislative Officer for Maryland's Office of the Governor
- Steve Lash Reporter covering the General Assembly’s judiciary committees for The Daily Record
- Senator Will Smith Represents District 20 (Silver Spring and Takoma Park) in the Maryland State Senate
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