Podcast: Two sides prepare for same-sex marriage fight.

Sen. Rich Madaleno of Montgomery County and Del. Emmett Burns of Baltimore County discuss the prospects of passing marriage equality law with Duane Keenan of MarylandReporter.com. Madaleno is hopeful the governor’s support will spell victory for gay couples who want to marry, while Burns decries says support for the measure by union officials goes against the wishes of their members.

Del. Emmett Burns

Del. Emmett Burns


Sen. Rich Madaleno

Sen. Richard Madaleno

About The Author

Len Lazarick


Len Lazarick was the founding editor and publisher of MarylandReporter.com and is currently the president of its nonprofit corporation and chairman of its board He was formerly the State House bureau chief of the daily Baltimore Examiner from its start in April 2006 to its demise in February 2009. He was a copy editor on the national desk of the Washington Post for eight years before that, and has spent decades covering Maryland politics and government.

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