| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Nearly two out of every three people signing up for health care coverage so far on Maryland's troubled insurance exchange qualified for Medicaid — helping the state top its goal for the program's enrollment.
Enrolling more lower-income residents...
| Jan 4, 2014
Pope Francis recently reaffirmed that religious freedom is "a fundamental human right" and warned against the impulse to "relegate [religions] to the enclosed precincts of churches, synagogues or mosques." The freedom of religion cannot be reduced to...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:14 AM
Although only three people spoke Wednesday during a public input session hosted by the Harford County Board of Education on the budget for the 2015 fiscal year, county school officials said they appreciated the comments they received and encouraged county...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:18 PM
An unqualified executive at an Owings Mills medical firm allegedly reviewed X-rays and other tests, potentially endangering patients, according to court documents filed by federal authorities.
The allegations were laid out in the documents by the FBI,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Harford County school officials, including interim school Superintendent Barbara Canavan and board members, did not attend an appeals hearing before the Board of Public Works in Annapolis last Wednesday to advocate for state funding for school...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Two Republican lawmakers called Wednesday for an investigation into federal money spent on Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange, raising questions that could shed light on whether the Obama administration foresaw problems with the site before its...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Are Republican Reps. Andy Harris of Maryland and Jack Kingston of Georgia calling for an investigation into the federal spending on Maryland's Affordable Care Act insurance exchange out of a sincere desire to make sure it works efficiently and...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Maryland's insurance regulator issued a bulletin Tuesday clarifying that while insurance policies in the state do not have to cover treatments related to gender reassignment, insurance carriers cannot discriminate against transgender Marylanders based...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A group of Annapolis residents is launching an effort to recall one of the city's aldermen after he floated the idea of stripping the mayor of some powers.
The recall petition targets Alderman Ross Arnett, who last week won re-election as a Democrat...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:42 AM
The members of the Havre de Grace High School marching band have performed at high-profile events in prior years, but they performed on what their director called "the biggest stage we've ever been on" Monday when they took part in the Veterans Day parade...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Havre de Grace High School students had an opportunity to hear from four men Friday, men who have worked to be examples of the school's motto: "Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve."
The four speakers, who are graduates of Havre de Grace-area high schools,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:15 AM
As a liberal Democrat and a retired health care professional, I have been a strong supporter of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). I was willing to give President Barack Obama a pass on the disastrous launch of the website because I am confident that...