| Jul 7, 2014
Last week, D.C. Vote, a 40,000-member advocacy group pushing for District of Columbia voting rights, called on supporters to boycott Eastern Shore vacation spots — including Ocean City — this summer. Outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray even...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:52 PM
— A proposal by a Maryland congressman to block the decriminalization of marijuana in the District of Columbia has devolved into a war of words — with some D.C. advocates calling on Washingtonians to boycott the beaches of the Eastern Shore...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Rep. Andy Harris plans to introduce an amendment Wednesday that would block the District of Columbia's effort to decriminalize marijuana.
The Cockeysville Republican and House Appropriations Committee member will attempt to attach the amendment to a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Government officials involved in the multistate Chesapeake Bay cleanup pledged Monday to broaden and accelerate the long-running effort, including a vow to address the impacts of climate change on the ailing estuary.
Governors of Maryland, Pennsylvania,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Dear Pepco customers,
We, your neighbors in the Baltimore Gas & Electric service territory, have a sense of how you must feel. A giant national corporation is swooping into town with an offer to buy your hometown utility, one that has been deeply...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged $25 million in state capital funding to add capacity and reduce crowding on the metro system of Washington on Wednesday, as part of a joint investment with Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Maryland's two neighboring...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Baltimore-area venues would stage Olympic events under a Washington, D.C.-based group's plan to explore a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games.
"Our intention is to have this be the entire region," said Robert T. Sweeney, president of DC 2024. "Quite...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Groups on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate have bought television airtime in the Baltimore market for next month, a review of the public files shows.
The Maryland Marriage Alliance, which opposes the law, would go up on television first with...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:57 AM
Baltimore archbishop William E. Lori is set to co-host an event in Baltimore Wednesday night to oppose Maryland's new same-sex marriage law.
"It is a way for the faith community to gather together," said Kathy Dempsey, a spokeswoman for the Maryland...
| Jul 19, 2012
Gov. Martin O'Malley has given to charity $36,000 in campaign donations linked to businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson, a man who has been tied to a sprawling scandal involving Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's election.
The governor gave the money to...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:17 PM
There was a time when any protest worth its salt meant time and sweat, with picketing in inclement weather, massing in Washington and possibly even the risk of violence or getting arrested. People went to jail to support the Montgomery bus boycott...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Faith Loudon plans to eat at as many local Chick-fil-A restaurants as she can manage on Wednesday — at least six. Other Marylanders, meanwhile, are vowing to donate the amount it would have cost them to get a chicken meal from the fast-food chain to...