Politics

Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR

This fall, residents of Frederick County will elect their first-ever County Executive. WYPR's Fraser Smith talks to Bethany Rodgers of the Frederick News-Post about the two nominees for the office, their backgrounds and their platforms.

Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR

This week brought a first look into how the money race is shaping up between gubernatorial candidates Larry Hogan (R) and Anthony Brown (D). WYPR's Fraser Smith and Christopher Connelly talk about why Hogan's current lead in cash-on-hand is likely to be short-lived.

Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Jean Marbella of the Baltimore Sun talk about Baltimore's new Horseshoe Casino and why the money it generates for the city and state may not be as much as lawmakers hoped.

Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Bryan Sears of the Daily Record talk about the governor's new task force that's looking into how to increase private sector retirement savings and why one gubernatorial candidate thinks it's a bad idea.

Stethoscope and piggy Bank taken by 401(K) 2012 via flickr

The Maryland Insurance Administration has posted new rates for next year’s individual insurance plans.

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