This week we hear a story from Mimi Dietrich about a chance meeting between a group of quilters and a rock band. You can listen to more stories, and learn about Stoop shows and The Stoop podcast, here.
Marceline White, executive director of the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, tells us about a study of the factors that determine how much you pay for car insurance—not just driving record, but marital status, occupation, and gender. Turns out, being female is hazardous to your wallet when your premium is due.
Maryland’s oyster sanctuaries could shrink by eleven percent if a draft plan from state natural resource officials goes into effect. The Bay’s oyster population is already a tiny fraction of what it once was. What would these changes mean? Tim Wheeler of the Bay Journal joins us to talk about what’s at stake for the Bay’s famous bivalves as well as for the watermen who depend on them.
Maryland’s legislature has given Attorney General Brian Frosh authority to sue the federal government without first seeking the approval of the governor or General Assembly. We sit down with Frosh to discuss his recommendation for new statewide guidelines for testing and storing rape kits, as well as his thoughts on President Trump’s executive order on immigration and regulation of drug prices.