| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:29 PM
As November gets closer, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III is increasing his efforts to drum up support for the gambling expansion question that will be on the ballot.
On Thursday, Baker organized a news conference, calling on fellow...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Last week, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman stood by two of his fellow county executives at a news conference in Silver Spring and endorsed the question on this fall's ballot that would expand gambling in Maryland.
We wish he hadn't.
Question 7 would...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Laurel's central location between four major jurisdictions makes it an ideal place for the state's first regional workforce center, where people can go to find job training, employment connections and host of other services.
"I'm very happy that they...
| Oct 13, 2012
Vocus Inc. is hiring hundreds of people, betting big that it will become a leading digital marketing firm for small and medium-sized businesses.
The Beltsville-based technology company is on track to hire around 500 people this year at its headquarters...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyis planning two days of meetings with key state leaders early next week that could determine whether he decides to call a special session on gambling expansion this summer.
The governor is planning to meet Monday with Mayor Stephanie...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:59 AM
After meeting with leaders from two of the state's largest counties and Baltimore city this morning Gov. Martin O'Malley declared that "progress is being made" on a consensus proposal to expand gambling in Maryland.
The state's political leaders have...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:29 AM
The Maryland General Assembly — with not a single vote to spare in the House but a heavy cushion in the Senate — gave final approval early Wednesday to a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino inPrince George's County to the state'...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall.
The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 6:44 AM
The debate over a proposed casino inPrince George's Countythat encompassed much of the time and attention of state lawmakers during the waning hours of the General Assembly session April 9 was so hectic that Del. Frank Turner had to hide from reporters...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 12:41 PM
As Maryland contemplates passing one of the nation's strictest gun laws, at least seven other states have courted its gun manufacturers, offering tax incentives and open arms elsewhere.
The governor of Texas, West Virginia's House speaker and an Illinois...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Tuesday joined Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker to urge Congress to find a way to avoid sequestration.
"We're here to say we need a balanced approach, and we'...
| Feb 21, 2013
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III joined Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett Tuesday to urge Congress to find a way to avoid sequestration.
"We want Congress to act, we need them to act now...