In Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to make state utilities buy offshore wind energy may have to wait a year. The chairman of the state's Senate Finance Commitee says concerns about costs have prompted talk of delay.
Earlier this month, the Special Committee on Aging heard testimony from actor Mickey Rooney about becoming a victim of elder abuse. Washington is in no mood to increase funding for social programs, but this cause may be the exception.
Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey talks with Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney about Sulaimon Brown's accusations against Mayor Vincent Brown, the new bill to legalize gay marriage in Maryland, and the bill changing Price George's County Council's role in the development process.
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