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Pamela Wood

Writer

Pamela Wood covers Baltimore County government and politics. She joined The Sun in 2013 as an Anne Arundel County reporter and previously wrote for The Capital, the Maryland Gazette, The Daily Times (Salisbury) and Gannett News Service. She grew up in Howard County and graduated from the University of Maryland.

Recent Articles

  • Baltimore lawmakers vow 'any means necessary' to regain state funding

    Baltimore lawmakers vow 'any means necessary' to regain state funding

    Infuriated Baltimore state lawmakers vowed Thursday to reverse Gov. Larry Hogan's budget cuts that revoked money for programs passed last year to help the city's poorest residents. "This is a watershed moment," said Sen. Bill Ferguson, a Democrat on the Budget and Taxation Committee. "We are prepared...

  • In Baltimore County executive race, Democrats raise big money

    In Baltimore County executive race, Democrats raise big money

    Three Democrats who may vie to replace Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in 2018 have combined to raise more than $1.2 million in the past year, according to new campaign finance reports. County Councilwoman Vicki Almond raised $244,000 to bring her available cash to more than $483,000,...

  • Hogan seeks background checks for appointed lawmakers

    Hogan seeks background checks for appointed lawmakers

    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...

  • Hixson steps down from Maryland House leadership post, causing shuffle

    Hixson steps down from Maryland House leadership post, causing shuffle

    A veteran state lawmaker has stepped down from a key Democratic leadership position, causing a shuffle in the House of Delegates. Del. Sheila Hixson announced Tuesday that she's giving up her position as chairwoman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Del. Anne Kaiser, also a Montgomery County...

  • Brochin proposes ban on developer contributions in Baltimore County

    Brochin proposes ban on developer contributions in Baltimore County

    A state senator who is considering a run for Baltimore County executive wants to prevent developers from giving campaign donations to county candidates. Sen. Jim Brochin, a Democrat from Towson, plans to introduce legislation in the General Assembly as a way to end what he calls "pay-to-play" developer...

  • Maryland Senate honors children killed in Baltimore house fire

    Maryland Senate honors children killed in Baltimore house fire

    The tragic Baltimore house fire that claimed the lives of six children is reverberating in Annapolis, where the General Assembly is in session. Many Baltimore-area state lawmakers know the children's mother, Katie Malone, who is special assistant to U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings. Malone was hospitalized...

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