| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Dozens of star-struck lawmakers flocked to an Annapolis wine bar Friday evening to meet Kevin Spacey, star of the Netflix series “House of Cards,” and to hear a pitch for a generous tax credit that would keep its production in Maryland....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.7 billion budget that trims the governor's plan but still provides raises to state workers and levies no new taxes.
The House bill, scheduled for a final vote Thursday, would increase...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Responding to a threat that the "House of Cards" television series may leave Maryland if it doesn't get more tax credits, the House of Delegates adopted budget language Thursday requiring the state to seize the production company's property if it stops...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Editor's note: Towson junior running back Terrance West declared early for the NFL draft after setting school records with 4,584 rushing yards and 86 touchdowns. The 5-foot-9, 223-pound Baltimore native is not enrolled at Towson this semester as he...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:53 PM
If you think Kevin Spacey is something special as Frank Underwood, you should see him as Richard III.
And with the documentary “Now: In the Wings on a World Stage” debuting this week, the lines of influence between Spacey’s work in...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Maryland-made "House of Cards" was one of several entertainment series to win a Peabody Award Wednesday.
"By releasing an entire season of episodes at once, Netflix took binge viewing to a new level and obliterated the idea that a hit TV show needs a...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:15 PM
"House of Cards" and the state of Maryland reached a deal late Friday that will keep the Netflix series in state to film Season 3.
"Spoiler alert: we're going to keep the 3,700 jobs and more than 100 million dollars of economic activity and investment...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:58 PM
A tentative deal was reached Thursday in Annapolis to increase tax credits for film and television productions shot in Maryland, in a bid to keep popular TV series like "House of Cards" and "Veep" from abandoning the state.
A joint conference...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Maryland lawmakers tentatively set aside up to $18.5 million to reimburse the film industry next year, but they created a few ways to prevent the state from being bullied by Hollywood.
The House Ways and Means Committee voted Saturday afternoon to allow...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The General Assembly fulfilled its state constitutional duty Saturday by wrapping up action on Gov. Martin O'Malley's nearly $39 billion operating budget.
Final approval came as the House and Senate approved the agreement rreached by negotiators for the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:31 PM
The potential pool of cash available for the film industry shrank by $3.5 million in the final minutes of the General Assembly session, leaving lawmakers asking: Is $15 million enough for "House of Cards" to stay?
The Netflix political thriller, which...
| Apr 8, 2014
By the time confetti fell in Annapolis on Monday night, state lawmakers had loosened marijuana laws, made Maryland the second state in the country to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and whittled their way through more than 2,600 bills...