| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:02 PM
More than 200,000 Maryland state employees, retirees and dependents will switch to a new pharmacy plan as a result of the Board of Public Works' decision Wednesday to award the $2.4 billion contract to a St. Louis-based company.
When the transition...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 8:38 AM
As a handful of undecided Maryland delegates wrestle over their position on same-sex marriage, they've received calls from national leaders trying to move them one way or another on the bill.
Prominent figures dialing Maryland area codes include New York...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is not exactly a stranger around the White House these days. He met with President Barack Obama along with other state leaders late last week to discuss the economy. On Sunday he sat at the same table as the president for an annual...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:36 AM
Caesars Entertainment, the company hoping to win a state license to operate a casino in Baltimore, has contributed $100,000 to a Democratic group led by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The Democratic Governors Association reported the gift in a quarterly report...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Not sweltering enough in Maryland? Gov. Martin O'Malley flew south this weekend to Louisiana where he is giving the keynote address at the state party's annual fundraising dinner.
It's the latest in a string of Democratic money events for O'Malley,...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:22 PM
When the legislature went to work on Gov. Martin O'Malley's gambling bill, one of the first provisions to be rolled back was a sweeping ban on political contributions from casino interests.
As introduced, the bill would have prevented everyone from a...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyand Comptroller Peter Franchot don't agree on a lot of things, particularly when it comes to gambling. But they do appear to agree on one thing: Contributions from the gambling industry have the potential to unduly influence legislative...
| Aug 19, 2012
Gov. Martin O'Malleyexplained his headlong push for expanded gambling in Maryland as an attempt to end debate on the issue once and for all — at least for as long as he is governor. But the legislature may have sabotaged that hope through an...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:25 AM
President Barack Obama no longer needs Gov. Martin O'Malley as a top campaign surrogate, and the Democratic Governors Association is set to elect someone else as its chairman on Monday when the group meets in Los Angeles.
But neither development is...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Nobody asked me but ... if one is urged to support small retailers during the holiday shopping season, one might expect the municipalities in which they are located to take a holiday on parking tickets. Consider what happened to Debbie Bakalich when she...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley returned to the national stage Sunday after a Democratic National Convention speech that received tepid reviews, facing off with Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt over job creation and women's issues on CNN.
Questioned by CNN's Candy Crowley,...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:14 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's schedule takes him to Denver on Wednesday, where he will be in the audience for first presidential debate.
Maryland's governor has been one of President Barack Obama's top surrogates this season and will be on hand Wednesday night...