Gov. Larry Hogan is asking people nominated to fill vacancies in the General Assembly to undergo background checks before taking their seats, infuriating Democratic leaders. Two people recently nominated to fill seats in the House of Delegates — Baltimore's Nick J. Mosby and Montgomery County's...
Gov. Larry Hogan's re-election war chest swelled by nearly $4.5 million this year, campaign finance reports show, bringing his campaign accounts to $5.1 million. The reports were filed with the Maryland State Board of Elections on Wednesday afternoon, ahead of a midnight deadline. The popular Republican...
President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a frequent critic of environmental regulations, appeared to offer support Wednesday for a federally directed Chesapeake Bay cleanup program he once sued to stop. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, who...
It took Tim Raines up until his 10th and final season on the ballot to be elected into baseball’s Hall of Fame, and maybe that delay was in part because it took that long for his premier skills – getting on base and scoring runs – to be truly appreciated. But ultimately, the wait for Raines – who...
Jeff Bagwell was left in the on-deck circle a year ago, but he had to know his day would come. Tim Raines was known for his quickness on the basepaths, but he waited until the last minute. Ivan Rodriguez didn't have to wait long at all.
Eleven candidates have applied to replace Jill P. Carter as a state delegate — the latest step in a series of changes to Baltimore's General Assembly delegation. Carter, who represented Northwest Baltimore's 41st District, was hired this month by new Mayor Catherine Pugh to join her administration...
Mayor Catherine Pugh is reviewing hundreds of applications to find a new Baltimore housing chief and fill top positions in her administration. Pugh said Wednesday more than 90 people have applied to run the city's housing programs. Longtime Commissioner Paul T. Graziano's resigned this month. Replacing...
President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency outlined a vision for scaling back the office's reach, while pledging to support clean air and water and hold polluters responsible for violations when necessary. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt told the Senate...
Before an interview last week, Cris Jacobs whispered a warning. "I may talk a little quieter," said the 38-year-old singer-songwriter, on the phone from his Reisterstown home. A couple days after back-to-back sold-out shows at the 8x10 in Federal Hill, Jacobs was doing his best to discuss his latest...
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