Even before a sudden move by Senate Republicans Friday to request an FBI probe of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the state’s two senators were calling for just such an investigation.
The Equal Rights Amendment, first introduced to Congress in 1923, appears to have a new chance at becoming part of the Constitution. It only takes one additional state to ratify the amendment, which guarantees gender equality on the federal level, and all bets are on Virginia.
Contestants from Montgomery County talk about competing on “Ninja Warrior” and what’s next. See photos.
Statues of Thurgood Marshall and three companions are being sent away from Lawyers Mall in Annapolis, and it’s for their own good — a project to repair underground lines will close the mall for a year or two.
Recent presidents developed norms about using their pardoning power: deploy it sparingly, approve applicants through an official process and delay controversial pardons. President Donald Trump has abided by none of these rules.
The white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last year brought “everything to the surface,” Gertrude Evans said. “… I mean you see (racism), you see it.”
Throughout the 20th century, black and white communities in Easton developed into the largely middle-class households they are today, but as parallel, segregated worlds. Lines started to blur once segregation ended. But as much as Easton and its neighbor Unionville may want to move past the deeply unequal relationships that etched their past, they can never quite escape them.
“It took until this past January for white men to not have a supermajority in terms of membership in the House of Delegates,” said Roem, a former journalist.
Concerned residents have rallied to restore, record and maintain the history of the many laid to rest. See photos.
Transportation officials say that the transition to all-electronic, high-speed toll collection will: save drivers time on their commute, save the state money, reduce accidents at toll plazas, and reduce CO2 emissions as less fuel is being burned, according to a national study by the University of Central Florida.
A push from local filmmakers like “The Blair Witch Project” director for a new film tax credit plan reached the steps of the Maryland State House this year amid production of the final season of Netflix’s “House of Cards” in the Baltimore area.
Beginning next year, Virginia will join more than a dozen states that prohibit children under the age of 2, or children who are below the manufacturer’s suggested weight limit, to be placed in a forward-facing car seat.
The Maryland General Assembly wrapped up an unusually productive 90-day legislative session. Here’s a look at a few of the bills approved during the legislative session.
Thanks to the work of two novice hunters — young sisters from the Eastern Shore — Maryland hunters may soon be allowed to wear bright pink safety gear.
A failed bill had aimed to revamp craft-brewing regulations to make Maryland’s landscape competitive with neighboring jurisdictions by removing limits on sales, production and self-distribution.