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Sine Die: Maryland Legislative Wrap-Up

Maryland lawmakers this week closed the books on the 2014 General Assembly session. It was the last chance for outgoing Gov. Martin O'Malley to work on priorities like raising the minimum wage. But much of the spotlight in Annapolis this year was on other issues, like decriminalizing marijuana possession. WAMU 88.5 reporter Matt Bush joins Kojo to explore what this year's session means for the future of the Old Line State.

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