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  • Baltimore Co. Republicans face Howard Co. Democrats in redrawn District 12

    Baltimore Co. Republicans face Howard Co. Democrats in redrawn District 12
    In Maryland's newly redrawn 12th legislative district — which slithers from southwestern Baltimore County to West Columbia in Howard County — the race for the State House is pretty neatly divided along county lines.
  • Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment

    Coalition pushing for 'lockbox' amendment
    A diverse coalition of business groups, unions and transit advocates is urging Maryland voters to put a constitutional "lockbox" on state transportation funds, making it harder for governors and lawmakers to divert the money to other purposes. Andrew...

    Environmental groups cleaning up sites across Baltimore

    Environmental groups cleaning up sites across Baltimore
    Several environmental groups will be cleaning up parts of Baltimore Saturday to drum up support for a city bill that would add a surcharge for using disposable plastic bags. The groups — who argue that disposable plastic bags make up a significant...

    Raid drives fear of driver's licenses among immigrants

    Raid drives fear of driver's licenses among immigrants
    A recent raid at a Catonsville apartment complex has raised concerns that federal immigration agents are using Maryland motor vehicle data to locate illegal immigrants, potentially undermining a state initiative to ensure drivers are ready for the road...

    More Maryland animals, plants in danger of extinction

    More Maryland animals, plants in danger of extinction
    Even as conservationists and government officials celebrated Friday the rebound of the endangered Delmarva fox squirrel, they acknowledged that more animals and plants are slipping toward extinction in Maryland and nationwide. Interior Secretary Sally...