In his announcement, Gov. Larry Hogan said, “It is my solemn duty to call a special session of the General Assembly in order to elect a successor to Speaker Busch.” Michael Busch, the longest-serving speaker in Maryland history, died April 7 after being treated for pneumonia. He was 72 years old.
Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday signed an executive order calling for the General Assembly to convene May 1 for the special session.
Baltimore’s embattled mayor and five of her staffers are now on paid leave amid a scandal over book sales.
The University of Maryland Medical System board has been under scrutiny since it was revealed that Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh — who previously served on the board and in the Maryland Senate — had sponsored dozens of bills that would benefit hospitals in Maryland.
Three people have confirmed they want to be the next speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the 16 high schools that will get extra money to spend on career and technical education equipment upgrades.
At a Sunday fundraiser for Democratic state Sen. Dave Marsden in Burke, Virginia, two separate groups gathered outside to protest against Gov. Ralph Northam. They come from both Republican and Democratic parties, and they have not forgotten that racist yearbook photo.
Dozens of homes would need to be torn down under a plan from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration to widen major highways in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
Now that the General Assembly’s annual 90-day session is over, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s legislative shop kicks into overdrive — deciding which of the 864 bills lawmakers passed this year deserve a signature and which should get rejected.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will try again next year to prohibit drivers from holding cellphones, after a last-ditch effort was ruled out of order in last week’s reconvened session.
A proposal from D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser would shift oversight for automated traffic enforcement from D.C. police to the District Department of Transportation.
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Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen is scheduled to join Nevada Rep. Susie Lee to call for passage of a bill to promote public education funding.
Del. Adrienne Jones confirmed Wednesday night she will be running to win a majority of support of the chamber’s now 140 members to be the next speaker.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said that an executive order by President Donald Trump making it harder for states to block pipelines could hurt the Chesapeake Bay.
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