The state has resolved the nine "major issues" preventing its glitch-ridden health exchange from working, officials said Saturday, a milestone Gov. Martin O'Malley has framed as key to boosting the low enrollment in insurance plans offered under the Affordable Care Act.
A judge has denied Del. Donald Dwyer's request to shorten his 60-day jail sentence in drunken driving and drunken boating cases, the delegate's lawyer said.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The oldest gay rights magazine in the United States named Pope Francis its "Person of the Year" as the pontiff marked his 77th birthday on Tuesday by inviting homeless people to join him for breakfast in the Vatican.
Gov. Martin O'Malley acknowledged for the first time Thursday that he briefly considered delaying the Oct. 1 launch of the state's health insurance exchange when staff members raised concerns about potential problems.
Gay sex is now illegal -- again -- in the second-most populous nation in the world.
Knocking down the barrier preventing federally-recognized same-sex marriages just doesn't have the same punch it used to.
Consumers say website still doesn't work; state officials step up oversight.
After months of positioning himself as an outsider, Maryland's Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Tuesday announced 43 current and former Montgomery County elected officials back his gubernatorial campaign.
Maryland joined seven other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday in asking for federal help to curb air pollution from beyond their borders, saying their residents' health and their economies are being hurt by smog-forming emissions from the Midwest and South.
Josh Cohen, who lost a tight race for re-election as Annapolis mayor, has a new job.
The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Douglas Gansler on Monday called on rival Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown to make public e-mails associated with the creation of the website where consumers can buy health insurance under health reform.
Maryland has vaulted into the top tier of states with strong laws to prevent gun violence as a result of legislation pushed by Gov. Martin O'Malley, according to a leading group that advocates for restrictions on access to firearms.
Critics of Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration expressed dismay Sunday at the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Maryland, charging that he deliberately underplayed the state's problems in setting up its health care insurance exchange.
As many Marylanders are busy preparing for the holidays, the state's politicians are scurrying to raise money for an election next summer.
Although state officials have provided the public scant detail about the troubled launch of Maryland's version of Obamacare, emails and documents show that the project was beset behind the scenes for months by an array of technical issues, warring contractors and other problems.
As lawmakers grilled Maryland's health secretary last week on why the state's troubled health exchange was still broken, the official in charge of it was on vacation in the Cayman Islands.
Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides and members of the new city council are still figuring out which issues to attack now that they're in office. But one thing is clear: Don't expect a proposal to weaken the mayor's power.
Amid continued criticism from a political rival, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown took some responsibility Tuesday for the dismal performance of Maryland's online health insurance exchange.
Democrat Heather R. Mizeur said Wednesday that she will become the first gubernatorial candidate since 1994 to accept public financing for her campaign — and the $2.5 million spending limit that comes with it.
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler released his wish-list for the 2014 legislative session Wednesday and it closely resembles the policies he's backed in his campaign for governor.
As the Howard County Council looks ahead to 2014, the last year its current members will serve together as they have since 2006, the body's two top leadership roles are coming full circle.
Despite continuing technical glitches, the director of Maryland's troubled health exchange said Tuesday that she believes the state can reach its goal of enrolling roughly a fifth of its uninsured residents by the end of March.