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The Baltimore SunAllegations that a cabal of Black Guerrilla Family gang members effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center have prompted a rare out-of-session legislative hearing on the state's prison system. The House Judiciary Committee scheduled a May...
Tags: Gang Activity, Prosecution, Prisons, Government, Annapolis
In addition to having a hand on the nation's checkbook, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski is reaping a political reward from her new assignment as chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee: a significant increase in campaign cash. The Maryland Democrat, who...
Long-held dreams of freshly painted walls, hallways bathed in natural light and classrooms buzzing with technology could become a reality in Baltimore as schools watch with cautious optimism as a financial plan to overhaul the district's buildings moves...
The ACLU of Maryland is calling for legislators to halt funding to religious and private schools, saying that taxpayer money should be put toward the state's funding obligation to public schools. In a release, the advocacy organization called a taxpayer...
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 billion plan Friday to rebuild Baltimore's deteriorated school buildings, sending the bill to the Senate. The vote was 107 to 30, with about a dozen Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting the...
The Baltimore SunThe House of Delegates passed Gov. Martin O'Malley's budget virtually unchanged Friday, sending the $37 billion plan to the Senate. The proposal nearly closes a long-term budget gap that once stood at $2 billion, gives raises to state workers for the...
The Baltimore SunThree women known for strong will and public accomplishment received the Maryland Senate's First Citizen awards Wednesday, capping an annual tradition in the upper chamber. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and former U.S. Rep. Helen Delich...
An ambitious, $2.6 million plan to renovate the Havre de Grace opera house on Union Avenue would include joining the former city hall building with the neighboring firehouse, installing a first floor theater and making the entire building accessible to...
Tags: Finance, Havre de Grace, Home Improvement, Bonds, Construction
Baltimore County Republican Rep. Andy Harris was appointed to serve on the powerful House Appropriations Committee on Thursday, giving the state another voice in how federal dollars are spent. Harris, is in his second term representing the Eastern Shore...
Gov. Martin O'Malley unveiled Wednesday a budget that is "on the verge" of closing a budget gap that once stood at $2 billion. The governor emphasized the more than 40,000 jobs he expected his $37 billion operating and $3.7 billion capital budget to...
Tags: Regional Authority, U.S. Congress, Schools, Taxation, Government
When Gov. Martin O'Malley announced July 27 that he would call a special session on gambling expansion, he did not have the necessary votes lined up in the House of Delegates, where gambling bills have hit the most obstacles in recent years. And so, in...
Roland Park residents know Robert Ginyard as an aide to City Councilwoman Sharon Greene Middleton, who represents the community. Ginyard is Middleton's point man and a regular at meetings of the Roland Park Civic League, a listening ear for complaints and...
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