Maryland panel names medical marijuana dispensary winners

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General Assembly leaders predict 'tough' budget cuts

Top state lawmakers predicted tough budget cuts Friday and said the Trump administration creates uncertainty about Maryland's economic future. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch promised that an expected budget gap of roughly $400 million would not be closed...

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Emerge Maryland to train 23 women to run for office

Emerge Maryland to train 23 women to run for office

Emerge Maryland, the organization that trains Democratic women to run for office, announced its 2017 class Wednesday. The 23 candidates from eight Maryland jurisdictions including Baltimore represent the largest class of the training program, which is in its fifth year. Past graduates include state...

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A nostalgic Sen. Barbara Mikulski returns to Highlandtown for Election Day

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  • Maryland State Police to move gun licensing process online

    Maryland State Police to move gun licensing process online

    Maryland State Police will conduct background checks for those purchasing guns online instead of with paper forms filled out by hand starting Jan. 1, the agency announced Wednesday. Under the current system, those who sought to buy a gun from a dealer would complete a form by hand, then send it...

  • State officials delay vote on Baltimore County equestrian center

    State officials delay vote on Baltimore County equestrian center

    Sending a message to Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, the Maryland Board of Public Works deferred action Wednesday on a proposed $2.3 million state contribution to a new horse riding center in Cockeysville. Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot voted to delay acting on the county's...

  • Hogan backs mandatory paid sick leave at large companies

    Hogan backs mandatory paid sick leave at large companies

    Republican Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday he will lobby the General Assembly to mandate paid sick leave at large companies, offering a proposal that puts his stamp on an issue long championed by Democrats. Hogan said companies with at least 50 employees would be required to offer full-time...

  • Barbara Mikulski calls for return to civility in emotional farewell speech

    Barbara Mikulski calls for return to civility in emotional farewell speech

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, delivering an emotional farewell speech on the Senate floor Wednesday after four decades in Congress, called for a return to civility in politics, and vowed to continue serving Maryland as a private citizen. Surrounded by Democratic and Republican senators who came to...

  • Trump needs strong foreign policy team, former NSA boss says

    Trump needs strong foreign policy team, former NSA boss says

    A former head of the National Security Agency said Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump ought to assemble a strong team around himself to help tackle the difficult foreign policy questions he will face after taking office. "He needs people around him who can give him good advice on these issues,"...

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