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WYPR Senior News Analyst Fraser Smith and his guests break down recent political news in Maryland.Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6 am and 8:45 am.

IMP: Is All This General Assembly Talk About Heroin Treatment Going To Amount To Anything?

Fraser Smith talks to YPR's statehouse correspondent, Christopher Connelly, about Governor Larry Hogan's intentions to take on the heroin epidemic across the state. Has this General Assembly Session made any progress on the public health issue? 

Christopher Connelly is a political reporter for WYPR, covering the day-to-day movement and machinations in Annapolis. He comes to WYPR from NPR, where he was a Joan B. Kroc Fellow, produced for weekend All Things Considered and worked as a rundown editor for All Things Considered. Chris has a master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley. He’s reported for KALW (San Francisco), KUSP (Santa Cruz, Calif.) and KJZZ (Phoenix), and worked at StoryCorps in Brooklyn, N.Y. He’s filed stories on a range of topics, from a shortage of dog blood in canine blood banks to heroin addicts in Tanzania. He got his start in public radio at WYSO in Yellow Springs, Ohio, when he was a student at Antioch College.