| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Maryland has terminated its contracts with the company hired to build and operate the state’s online health exchange, which has been riddled with problems since its launch in October.
The board overseeing the exchange voted Sunday night to sever...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:34 AM
The temptation, upon hearing the news that Maryland has fired the prime contractor building its troubled health insurance exchange, is to echo Rep. John Delaney's question: What took so long? Indeed, there have been signs for months — dating to even...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Dan Bongino launched his first campaign for office on a laptop computer in his dining room. His wife, alone at his side, was the only other person he was sure would vote for him.
Two years later, as the Severna Park man runs for the House of...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:27 PM
With momentum building for higher hourly pay in Maryland, Rep. John Delaney, a co-sponsor of a federal minimum wage bill and a former CEO, urged Baltimore-area business leaders Thursday to have a voice in a measure he said is long overdue.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:14 PM
—A Maryland congressman, frustrated with the state's troubled health insurance exchange, said Friday that officials should consider abandoning the state website and using the federal government's.
Officials in Gov. Martin O'Malley's...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Less than two days after Gov. Martin O'Malley declared that the state's online insurance marketplace finally worked for most consumers, a server crashed Monday, the call center became overwhelmed and the governor announced he was bringing in another...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Since Gov. Martin O'Malley declared that the state's health insurance exchange website was functional for most users, anecdotal reports have been mixed. Some people report continued problems with frozen screens and other glitches that have bedeviled the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
A Maryland congressman and a candidate for governor — both Democrats —called on Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration Monday to publicly disclose the feasibility of abandoning the state's troubled health insurance exchange in favor of the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Rep. John Delaney is ramping up pressure on Maryland officials to abandon the state's troubled health insurance exchange and switch to the federal system, penning an open letter Monday that calls on Gov. Martin O'Malley to explain the pros and cons of...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:20 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman ruffled some feathers last month with his decision to continue fundraising during the General Assembly's 90-day session, which began on Wednesday.
Maryland's election law mandates a moratorium on campaign fundraising by...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski said Friday that Maryland should not switch to the federal government's health exchange despite technical problems with the state-run website where the uninsured can buy plans under the Affordable Care Act.
"I think Maryland is...