Many of the recommendations by the Kirwan Commission reflect policies teachers have been advocating for years.
For Maryland, this has been a General Assembly session like no other. Maryland Matters staff sheds some light on the session and the players who mattered most.
A long-standing ritual of Maryland politics — the selection of gubernatorial running mates before the party primaries — would vanish if a measure backed by two powerful lawmakers becomes law next year.
As the Maryland legislature wraps up its 90-day session, much of the serious work of tying up loose ends will be happening off the floors, in hurried huddles of six senators and six delegates negotiating last-day conference committee reports.
Before the Maryland General Assembly ends its 90-day session, here’s a look at progress on certain issues, including the Kirwan bill, student athletic concerns, Title X and more.
As policymakers scramble to find alternatives to fossil fuels, should nuclear energy be part of the equation? That’s a question that Maryland lawmakers are beginning to contemplate. A nuclear accident would be a disaster — but compared to the looming climate disaster, it’s a risk that a variety of experts say might be worth taking.
One month after censuring a colleague for uttering a racial slur, the House of Delegates is prepared to rebuke another lawmaker accused of being a serial abuser of his staff.
The high-stakes legal battle over political gerrymandering in Maryland heads to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Though few Marylanders may realize it, their lives are better off today because of former Gov. Harry Hughes. From how much every Maryland resident pays in state and local taxes, how the public schools perform, how the highways and transit services are built, and how Marylanders of different races are treated, here’s how Hughes impacted the Maryland we know today.
Maryland lawmakers have moved closer to a compromise bill that boosts the state’s craft brewing industry.
Maryland lawmakers are working this year to expand upon legislation passed two years ago that shined a light on elevated lead levels in the drinking water at thousands of state schools.
Ten Maryland climate scientists have sent an urgent appeal to House Speaker Michael E. Busch, arguing that the looming climate crisis demands immediate action and that the best way to confront global warming in the state is to pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act.
Maryland’s House Appropriations Committee is likely to vote on a spending plan on Friday, just one day after the Board of Revenue Estimates is expected to substantially write down anticipated state revenues by as much as $350 million.
The Montgomery County House delegation OK’d a housing security bill on Friday morning, marking a legislative milestone for tenant rights, advocates said.
Maryland State Police are investigating whether Greensboro Police Officer Thomas Webster IV followed departmental policies last September when he was involved in a suspect pursuit that resulted in the death of 19-year-old Anton Black.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.