Michael Dresser

Writer

Michael Dresser is on his second tour of duty covering Maryland politics from Annapolis. He previously served as State House correspondent from 1996 to 2004, then moved to the transportation beat for seven years. He has also covered retailing and telecommunications.

Recent Articles

  • Maryland official held in contempt by judge is out at Health Department

    Maryland official held in contempt by judge is out at Health Department

    A high-ranking official at the Maryland health department who was found in civil contempt of court in September has left his job overseeing psychiatric services. Dr. Erik Roskes, director of the Behavioral Health Administration’s Office of Forensic Services, recently resigned, the department confirmed....

  • Emily's List backs Rockeymoore Cummings for governor

    Emily's List backs Rockeymoore Cummings for governor

    Emily’s List, the nation’s most prominent political action committee financing women in politics, has endorsed Maya Rockeymoore Cummings in the race for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. Stephanie Schriock, president of Emily’s List, praised Rockeymoore Cummings...

  • Man fleeing MdTA police dies in crash on Dundalk Avenue in Baltimore

    Man fleeing MdTA police dies in crash on Dundalk Avenue in Baltimore

    A man who police say was fleeing Maryland Transportation Authority officers died Saturday morning after crashing into two other vehicles in Southeast Baltimore. Baltimore police said toll authority police stopped a silver 2013 Nissan on Interstate 95 just after 12:30 a.m. for a traffic violation...

  • Driver killed on Greenmount, crashes into other vehicle

    Driver killed on Greenmount, crashes into other vehicle

    Baltimore police say a driver on Greenmount Avenue died Friday night after being shot and crashing into another vehicle. Police from Baltimore’s Northern District Homicide responded about 11:18 p.m. to a report of a crash in the 2500 block of Greenmount. Medics at the scene told them a driver had...

  • Apartment building security guard slain in city

    Apartment building security guard slain in city

    A security guard at an apartment complex in Madison Park was found fatally shot late Friday night outside the building. Baltimore police reported that a Central District officer was flagged down by a security guard about 11 p.m. and was told another guard had been shot. Officers found the 29-year-old...

  • Democrats file open-meetings complaint over Hogan sick pay panel

    Democrats file open-meetings complaint over Hogan sick pay panel

    The Maryland Democratic Party filed a complaint Thursday under the state open-meetings law against Gov. Larry Hogan’s task force on paid sick leave, charging that its meetings haven’t been publicized. The Governor’s Office contends the meetings are not required to be open. The dispute arose as...

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