| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Just hours after the General Assembly wrapped up its 90-day session, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Tuesday that will expand pre-kindergarten education and lift the "inherently dangerous" legal stigma from the pit bulls of Maryland.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Over solid Republican objections, the Senate voted Monday night to remove the one-year statute of limitation on an existing law against using a handgun in a crime of violence or other felony.
Senators voted 34-12 to approve and send to the House...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The University of Maryland's Carey School of Law will hold a forum for the four candidates for attorney general in 2014 tonight at Westminster Hall in Baltimore.
Invited are Sen. Brian E. Frosh of Montgomery County and Del. Aisha Braveboy of Prince...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The four announced candidates for attorney general got the opportunity to plead their cases to a tough audience Thursday evening -- law students at the University of Maryland's Carey Law School.
With no Republicans running, few differences on issues...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Republican hopes of fielding a candidate for attorney general this year were set back Friday when College Park lawyer Richard J. Douglas told supporters he has decided not to run.
Douglas, 57, had said last month that he was considering entering the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Maryland Republican Party may have a prospect to run for attorney general in 2014, possibly giving it a candidate for an office it left uncontested in 2010.
Richard Douglas, a lawyer, businessman and Iraq veteran, released a statement Tuesday in...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Maryland's judiciary is urging the General Assembly to streamline the state's system for setting or denying bail for criminal defendants, replacing the current two-step process with a single hearing before a judge most of the time.
A task force...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:01 PM
More than 200 guns were sold to people legally barred from owning them as a surge in firearms sales last year overwhelmed Maryland's background check system, according to state police.
One gun was sold to a man later accused of using it in a...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Sen. Brian E. Frosh has taken a commanding lead in fund-raising over at least two of his rivals in the Democratic race for attorney general, according to campaign finance reports filed Wednesday.
Frosh, a veteran lawmaker from Motgomery County, has...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown surged into the lead in fundraising in the Democratic campaign for governor as he built up his treasury to slightly more than $7 million.
Brown's strong performance over the past year vaulted him above Attorney General...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:37 AM
All of the official proceedings of the Maryland General Assembly — committee hearings, voting sessions, floor debates and so on — are open to the public. Anyone who cares to can watch as their senators and delegates discuss and vote on any...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:50 PM
State Sen. Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday became the first candidate to officially file as a candidate for attorney general in next year's election.
Frosh, a Montgomery County Democrat, is expected to face a hotly contested primary contest in the race to...