From Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 302 petitions have been filed across the state, with Anne Arundel, Harford and Baltimore counties having the most orders, said Montgomery County Sheriff Darren Popkin.
Instead of hearing the clerk call out “Mr. Speaker” in the House, delegates heard the clerk punctuate the morning’s business with the title “Madam Speaker.” Inside the Senate, it was “Madam President” who was addressed by the clerk.
We don’t know what the political terrain in Maryland will be like in four years. But we can make a few observations. Here’s the early line on the 2022 campaign.
A Hogan campaign official suggests that the Jealous endorsements from State House leaders have come too late. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett still has yet to pledge his support for the fellow Democrat.
The recent legal battle is over whether or not the government possessing and maintaining the monument at the World War I memorial is a violation of the separation of church and state.
“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.
Valerie Ervin made her endorsement Wednesday morning in Langley Park, Maryland, with the Prince George’s County executive standing with her.
After Maryland gubernatorial candidate Kevin Kamenetz’s sudden death Thursday, his running mate Valerie Ervin has only until May 17 to decide whether to join the field of Democratic hopefuls.
After a homeowner in the Kentlands neighborhood of Gaithersburg, Maryland, misused rodent poison on his property, it ended up in the yards of at least 16 neighbors and a common wooded area.
Maryland’s Senate voted 32-12 on Friday to increase the penalties for holding a mobile device while driving. A first offense in which the driver goes to court would cost $250.
Maryland lawmakers have passed a bill Wednesday that gives prosecutors the chance to introduce the past actions of serial rapists.
Advocates for survivors of abuse are among those pressing hard for passage of the bill in Annapolis, Maryland, that would get firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said he is pleased with some of the progress made during the General Assembly session in Annapolis. But “much more remains to be done,” he said Monday. Maryland’s legislative session ends April 9.
A measure requiring presidential candidates to make their tax returns public in order to appear on Maryland’s ballot passed the state Senate on Monday night.
“Grace’s Law 2.0,” which is designed specifically for social media cyberbullying, passed in the Maryland Senate unanimously Thursday, despite pushback from First Amendment advocates last week.
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.