The Maryland Senate is scheduled to take up a bill this week that would allow the children of illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at state colleges. A group of students who support the legislation have been rallying in Annapolis.
In Maryland, the Ocean City Council voted to keep the board in its famous boardwalk. The vote will ensure that visitors will be strolling on an all-wooden surface when the city rebuilds the boardwalk this fall.
An independent study done for the Maryland Public Service Commission, which regulates utilities in the state, says Pepco's five-year plan to increase its service reliability was "cobbled together" in haste following a rash of lengthy power outages last year.
To recap, "Social Insecurity Part One" ended with Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina declaring: "Again, I've never seen a better moment to deal with Social Security in a bipartisan fashion than right now."
Certain human communities in our region are grappling with flooding and expected rising sea levels. But wildlife in the region is also experiencing changes; sensitive ecosystems are already disappearing.
When you give to WAMU, your tax-deductible membership gift helps make possible award-winning programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, The Diane Rehm Show, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, and other favorites.