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  • Maryland political leaders rally for FBI headquarters

    Maryland political leaders rally for FBI headquarters
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland's top elected officials gathered here Monday to send a message that the state is "all in" for an effort to lure a new FBI headquarters to Prince George's County. Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown joined the...
  • Partial victory for the working poor [Editorial]

    Partial victory for the working poor  [Editorial]
    House of Delegates can take an important step toward lifting the prospects of Maryland's working poor this week when it votes on a measure to gradually increase the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. But amendments the House made to Gov. Martin O'...
  • State recommends pushing forward Youth's Benefit, Havre de Grace Middle/High replacements

    State recommends pushing forward Youth's Benefit, Havre de Grace Middle/High replacements
    Proposed new school buildings in Fallston and Havre de Grace got a big push forward Tuesday, as the state agreed to fund the Youth's Benefit Elementary School replacement and recommended approval to replace Havre de Grace Middle/High School. The...
  • Voters yet to get clear picture of Brown's vision for Maryland

    Voters yet to get clear picture of Brown's vision for Maryland
    As the front-runner in the Democratic race for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown often rallies his supporters as though he were already the incumbent. He touts the past seven years under Gov. Martin O'Malley as "righting the ship" — but then...
  • Brown's first issue ad focuses on domestic violence

    Brown's first issue ad focuses on domestic violence
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown launched the first issue ad in his campaign for governor on Monday, choosing to highlight his work on domestic violence prevention. The 30-second spot opens by recalling the death of Brown's cousin, Catherine Brown, who was...
  • George B. Brosan, state police superintendent

    George B. Brosan, state police superintendent
    George B. Brosan, a career law enforcement officer who had served as Maryland State Police superintendent, died Thursday of cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 78. "He was a titan in both attitude and influence, and had a splendid career in law...
  • A plan for building Maryland's economy [Commentary]

    A plan for building Maryland's economy [Commentary]
    Earlier this General Assembly session, we joined together to announce a transformational economic development commission, a part of a joint economic development agenda that builds on the strategic investments Gov. Martin O'Malley and the legislature...
  • Md. Democrats don't understand the word 'accountability'

    Md. Democrats don't understand the word 'accountability'
    The first and most obvious example of Maryland Democrats and their lack of accountability is the bungled roll out of Obamacare.  As the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange continues to founder, Governor O’Malley continues to act like Kevin Bacon at the...
  • Bill would allow doctors to write marijuana 'recommendation' for their patients

    Bill would allow doctors to write marijuana 'recommendation' for their patients
    Responding to growing public support for medical use of marijuana, the House of Delegates approved legislation Monday that would allow specially licensed physicians in Maryland to recommend the drug to patients with debilitating medical conditions....
  • Legislature should stop O'Malley's pension grab [Letter]

    Legislature should stop O'Malley's pension grab [Letter]
    A person works hard for many years to achieve a pension for retirement. It's scary to hear that Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to divert $100 million from the state pension fund for next year's budget and to make this a permanent happening. Thankfully,...
  • Brown proposal for closing the achievement gap

    Brown proposal for closing the achievement gap
    Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown pledged Tuesday to adopt a variety of new educational initiatives that take aim at reducing the achievement gap by extending support to struggling families. The new Brown proposals...
  • Ehrlich and GOP lack health care solutions [Letter]

    Ehrlich and GOP lack health care solutions [Letter]
    Everyone knows it's far easier to criticize than to propose constructive solutions. Predictably, former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. provides a lengthy list of problems with the Affordable Care Act but no solutions ("Obamacare hurts more than helps,"...