During an oversight hearing on Wednesday — one day after the D.C. Public Schools chancellor resigned — members of the D.C. Council Education Committee called for more transparency from the school system.
Taking a cue from the survivors of the high school shooting in Florida that killed 17 people, teenagers from Northern Virginia, D.C. and Maryland gathered in front of the White House to push for tighter restrictions on access to guns.
Lawmakers, lobbyists and staff members in Maryland’s General Assembly detail sometimes-graphic incidents of sexual harassment in Annapolis in a new 38-page report from the Women’s Caucus.
Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks testified in favor of a bill that would make solicitation of murder and conspiracy to commit murder felonies.
The Kirwan Commission has made recommendations for five critical areas in need of improvement in Maryland education.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan wants to guarantee that casino revenues intended for schools are not siphoned off for other purposes. Under his proposal, casino revenues would be dedicated for school construction and operation. Hogan said creating an educational “lockbox” of funding would add $4.4 billion to public education spending over the next 10 years.
Legislation that will allow rape victims to terminate the parental rights of their attackers was signed into law by the Maryland General Assembly Tuesday.
Montgomery County’s Chief of Fire and Rescue Services sent out a department-wide email explaining he’d been made aware of “inappropriate” incidents by some staffers and warning the members of the staff that they are expected to work in an atmosphere “free of harassment and discrimination.”
In a wide-ranging interview with WTOP, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan discusses bipartisanship, the Amazon bid, the paid sick leave dispute and his own recovery from skin cancer.
Snowy owls from the Arctic are taking up residence on the National Mall and sheltering outside the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Experts say the owls are being spotted far from their own habitat because of a spike in owl populations and the younger birds push out of their range to find new territory.
A Maryland legislator wants to put a stop to callers masquerading with misleading phone numbers.
For Nina Smith, a dream job turned sour when she found herself dealing with the dirty jokes, suggestive comments and unwanted touching from male lawmakers in Annapolis.
A Maryland legislator would like to improve safety on the state’s roads even further, by protecting those who work to maintain them.
A bill would have each school district create a policy allowing children to have sunscreen at school and school-sponsored events.
The same group of Annapolis lawmakers that wants to ban bump stocks wants to eliminate the state’s five-member Handgun Permit Review Board.