| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley released a $37 billion spending plan Wednesday that for the first time in recent years contains no drastic cuts or proposed tax increases.
Amid a stronger economy, O'Malley also proposed to boost the pay for state workers, expand...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 1:13 PM
As the General Assembly session opens this week, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders are weighing what to do about the re-emerging issues of gun control and the death penalty as well as a recurring question of how to pay for roads and mass...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Wednesday that he will make sure that legislation to repeal Maryland's death penalty gets a vote in his chamber if the governor lines up enough support for approval.
Despite his personal support of the death...
| Dec 22, 2012
1. A dropped pass and a missed field goal keep Joe Flacco and the Ravens out of the Super Bowl.
2. Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson becomes Mr. Super PAC by pumping millions into Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign.
| Apr 21, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Regarding your article about the $5,600 Maryland spent on security for Gov. Martin O'Malley's visit to the Super Bowl, why couldn't Mr. O'Malley have stayed at the governor's mansion with his two tax buddies, House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I have observed that Gov. Martin O'Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch seem to rush to be in the front row when the cameras are clicking ("New Maryland law aimed at helping veterans land jobs," April 18)....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Plans for a major upgrade to the Havre de Grace Opera House are moving forward with the help of a $250,000 grant awarded by the Maryland House of Delegates.
The funding was authorized by way of an approved House bill, passed by the General Assembly, that...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
With most of the heavy lifting behind them, Maryland legislators will convene Monday for a final frenzy of lawmaking before the 2013 General Assembly session adjourns at midnight.
Bills that could affect every dog owner and every driver who talks on a...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:51 PM
This year's Maryland General Assembly session has led me to conclude the people who control our state government truly are out of touch with folks like me and, I suspect, many of you reading this column. (As if most of you hadn't decided this long ago,...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:45 PM
There was a photo caption in the Sunday Sun article ("Landmark Measures for Maryland" April 7) about Senate President Mike Miller, House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Gov. Martin O'Malley. The caption stated that "When the three of us are on the same page,...
| Apr 9, 2013
Police could pull you over for talking on a hand-held phone while driving. Some patients could legally use marijuana. And veterans would get a new assist in getting jobs under legislation approved by the Maryland General Assembly on its final day.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:04 PM
With a little less than three hours to go in the General Assembly, House Republicans have launched their version of a filibuster against a constitutional amendment imposing what they consider a too-weak lockbox deterring the transfer of money from the...