This year, the bug to watch out for is the spotted lanternfly, a stunning polka-dotted menace that feasts on the interior plant sap of grape vines, fruit trees and more.
Only 42 percent of D.C. Public Schools’ class of 2018 is on track to graduate this spring. Virginia debates the balance of First Amendment rights and public safety at Confederate monument rallies. And, in Maryland, some lawmakers are questioning the $3 billion in tax credits and exemptions Governor Hogan is using to lure Amazon to the state. We also talk to Robin Ficker, Republican candidate for Montgomery County Executive, and Kathleen Matthews, Chair of Maryland’s Democratic Party.
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