Michael Vaughn, a man who used to represent Prince George’s County in Maryland’s House of Delegates, was sentenced to four years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
“I considered him not only a great reporter, but a friend,” the Maryland delegate said of a Capital Gazette reporter who was killed in last week’s shooting in Annapolis.
A number of laws passed in Maryland’s General Assembly session take effect on Sunday. From minimum wage laws to election-related legislation, here’s what you need to know.
Del. Ted Sophocleus’ funeral was Friday, but his name remains on the ballot ahead of the Democratic primary.
Del. Ted Sophocleus, D-Anne Arundel, died on Friday, June 9. He was 79-years-old. He also served for several years on the Anne Arundel County Council before being elected to the General Assembly.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed legislation requiring insurers to pay to freeze the eggs and sperm of people with cancer who undergo treatments that could diminish their chances of having children.
Maryland officials have announced federal approval of a contract for the state’s unique all-payer health care model. Maryland is the only state that can set its own pay rate for hospitals, and all must charge the same rate for services.
Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot continued their two-man campaign against the General Assembly Thursday, criticizing Democratic legislators for stymieing craft brewery reform in the state.
Prosecutors in Maryland are looking at how they can use the new laws recently passed by the General Assembly as tools to better protect their communities.
A new lawsuit seeks to remove the name of a former Maryland state senator who resigned and has pleaded guilty to fraud charges in a federal bribery case from the Democratic primary ballot.
Another measure provides a way to track sexual-assault-evidence kits, in an effort to bolster prosecutions of assault cases.
Gov. Larry Hogan has signed legislation to stabilize health insurance rates in the Maryland Health Care Exchange’s troubled individual market.
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.
Maryland lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved changes to the state’s hate crime law after a series of racially charged incidents at Chesapeake High School in Pasadena, Maryland.
Members of Maryland’s black and Latino caucuses objected to the increased jail time based on concerns that the sentences will fall disproportionately on minorities.