| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:37 PM
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.
Rebecca Pearce, executive director of the Maryland Health...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The director of Maryland's health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered.
Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107 million...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The director of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered.
Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:13 PM
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....
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:01 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Even as immigrant advocates applauded a federal court ruling that limits local efforts to target people in the country illegally, some Frederick County officials insisted that they should continue to play a role in deporting them.
The 4th U.S. Circuit...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Members of the Carroll County Delegation criticized the state's tax policies under Gov. Martin O'Malley Monday while promising to support any efforts to decrease taxes in the upcoming legislative session.
"We are losing wealth in our state because of...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Maryland Republican legislative leaders vowed Tuesday to make tax reduction, including repeal of the so-called "rain tax," their top priority for the 90-day General Assembly session that begins Wednesday.
After a briefing at which GOP lawmakers were told...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Raising the minimum wage in Maryland will be the top issue for leading Democrats when state lawmakers return to Annapolis on Wednesday to embark on their annual legislative session.
Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to champion the idea in his final year in...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:40 AM
State Sen. Allan Kittleman described himself as an independent voice for Howard County residents as he officially announced his campaign for county executive Tuesday in front of more than 250 supporters at Clyde's in Columbia.
"I assure you that with...
| Dec 27, 2012
Baltimore police have enlisted state troopers to help with patrols as the city confronts a spike in crime, a move that puts to an end years of disagreement between the two agencies over the state force's role in local law enforcement.
With the Maryland...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Business leaders and county officials are urging the governor and General Assembly to increase Maryland's gas tax or find another way to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for road and transit projects — even in the face of public opposition....