| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:56 PM
An energy company that wanted to build a terminal in Sparrows Point to import liquefied natural gas and an 88-mile pipeline into Pennsylvania has scrapped those plans after a seven-year fight over safety and environmental concerns.
| Sep 29, 2013
Maryland voters might not be ready, but six candidates with their eye on the governor's mansion are poised to start running in earnest — touring the state, signing up volunteers and raising millions of dollars for a spirited race.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The three-man race for the Republican nomination for governor in 2014 could yet gain another entrant.
Larry Hogan, chairman of the conservative advocacy group Change Maryland, said Friday that he's is still considering making a run. He said any decision...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The NFL's recent $765 million dollar settlement with its former players has taken one of the few negative storylines about our favorite pastime off the front pages.
Three quarters of a billion dollars sure sounds like a hefty settlement, but the $1...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:19 AM
With Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's official entry into the gubernatorial race today, we may now have before us the complete field in both parties for what has the potential to be the most competitive contest to lead Maryland in a generation....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Led by 49-year-old Carroll County resident Scott Strzelczyk, some residents from Maryland's five westernmost counties want to secede from the Old Line State and start their own, fifty-first state.
Here's an alternative suggestion for the folks who've...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a leading Republican candidate for governor, called Tuesday for a sweeping rollback of Maryland's environmental laws, saying measures passed by the state's leaders have failed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Robert Ehrlich Jr.'s comments on America's traditional values and the GOP making a comeback are just wishful thinking on his part ("Democrats stray far from America's traditional values," July 21).
Unless the GOP changes its viewpoint on a number of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:44 PM
The state's three top elected officials had harsh words Wednesday for the company that manages concessions at BWI Marshall Airport for not doing more to help hourly employees who staff the restaurants and shops.
An angry Gov. Martin O'Malley said at the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Last week we looked at the Democrats' increasingly progressive platform and constituencies, particularly their attendant enthusiasm for large government and ever-higher spending.
But what about the other party? Is the GOP ready (and able) to win the...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
My new book concerns the countercultural views of today's progressive Democrats. This is not your father's liberalism, and it is certainly far removed from the local Democratic Party I was exposed to as a young kid growing up in Arbutus. That Democratic...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Raising Maryland's minimum wage has faced tough going in Annapolis ever since Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. left office. It was the Republican governor's steadfast opposition to raising the minimum wage that spurred Democrats to support an increase in 2005...