Both Democrats and Republicans have laid out their visions for the federal budget in the U.S. House. While the Republican plan is almost assured to pass, Maryland Democrat Chris Van Hollen has had a high-profile role in the negotiations.
D.C. wants to expand the use of traffic cameras throughout the city, but AAA Mid-Atlantic says that unfairly targets non-D.C. drivers. The group is also raisin red flags about a proposal to change the process for contesting traffic tickets.
Members of the Maryland Black Legislative Caucus donned hoodies in the state capital on Monday, to protest the systemic racial profiling that they say has been highlighted in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
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