| May 10, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Once again, Gov. Martin O'Malley, House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller pull the wool over the eyes of Marylanders ("The state busts," May 8).
What a great deal tables games are for the casino operators, while the...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he would expand the use of technology to block cell phone calls in Maryland corrections facilities, part of a set of reforms designed to "root out corruption" after a federal indictment alleged widespread gang...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects.
| May 9, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The evil that comes from a one-party state could not be more glaring than in the wake of the federal indictments over the corruption in the state-run Baltimore City Detention Center.
Gov. Martin O'Malley has attempted to turn the astonishing degree of...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Surrounded by religious leaders, civil rights activists and others who have fought for years to stop executions in Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Thursday repealing the state's death penalty.
Unless the law is overturned in a...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:32 PM
In a long-sought victory for Baltimore, the Maryland Senate approved a $1 billion financing plan Friday for an unprecedented systemwide drive to rebuild and renovate the city's crumbling school buildings.
The measure passed easily on a bipartisan vote of...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:09 PM
General Assembly leaders say a joint committee of top legislators will hear from corrections officials about alleged corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
The briefing, to be held in June, replaces a House Judiciary Committee hearing that...
| 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,...