When it comes the question of a national constitutional convention to address money in politics, a difference of opinion between good government groups has turned very acrimonious.
It’s often said that power is an aphrodisiac. We’ll leave it to those with real power to tell us whether that’s really true
House Bill 307 would establish a commission to undertake a yearslong mission to document the known — and so far unknown — incidents of lynchings in the state of Maryland.
On the second day of Senate floor debate over legislation that would give local school districts the option of starting the school year before Labor Day, tempers boiled over.
This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today WASHINGTON — Thousands of Maryland residents work in the state’s growing solar and wind industries. With Gov. Larry…
The Maryland Senate gave unanimous approval Thursday to a cyberbullying bill named to honor a Woodbine teenager who took her own life in 2012 after online abuse.
Maryland Senate Bill 222, which would allow the state superintendent to block a local board’s superintendent appointee only on very narrow grounds in the future: for immorality, misconduct in office, insubordination, incompetency or willful neglect of duty.
While Gov. Larry Hogan is willing to work with the federal government on a land swap that would give Maryland control of Oxon Cove in Prince George’s County, his administration expects county officials to take the lead in negotiating a stadium deal with team owner Daniel Snyder.
Nearly two dozen House Democrats have signed on to a Republican-sponsored bill that seeks to reduce the role of partisan intent in the drawing of congressional boundaries.
The Water Taxpayer Protection Act of 2019 would make permanent a current law that prohibits foreclosure tax sales for homes with delinquent water bills in Baltimore.
Maryland’s Democrats are standing with the state’s middle class this legislative session, leaders said Tuesday morning as they unveiled a legislative priorities package that includes a $15 minimum wage, increased child care credits and reforming health care.
By next year, visitors to the Maryland State House can expect to be greeted in the Old House Chamber by two escaped slaves from Maryland, Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass.
An unabashed progressive who says what he thinks, Sen. Paul G. Pinsky, D-Prince George’s, 68, knows that his agenda and manner are why — despite serving six terms — he’s always been passed over. But the 2018 elections brought major change to the Senate.
In theory, elected officials in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties have 9 billion reasons to get behind the Hogan administration’s efforts to ease traffic congestion in the notoriously traffic-plagued capital region. So far, it isn’t working out that way.
There are 44 incoming members to the Maryland House of Delegates, out of 141 seats — smaller than the class of newbies four years ago, which was more than 50 strong.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.