| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:48 PM
If this coming November Maryland Republicans look back at the election results and wonder what went wrong, they may want to start with Thursday's vote by the House of Delegates in which every member of their party in attendance voted against a bill to ban...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:01 PM
A Maryland appeals court upheld former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold's convictions of misconduct Wednesday but struck down a part of his sentence that prevents him from running for office while on probation.
Leopold was found guilty in...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
As Americans, we believe that honest work should be rewarded with honest wages. That certainly means that no one who works full-time should ever have to raise a family in poverty. In the coming weeks, your senators will have a chance to stand up for...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:07 AM
Together, Dels. James Malone Jr. and Steven DeBoy have represented District 12A in the Maryland General Assembly for more than a decade.
When the session ends April 9, it will be their last.
The two, who have known each other since attending Ascension...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Democrats in the House of Delegates sidetracked a Republican attempt Tuesday to force a vote on a 16 percent pay raise for lawmakers – virtually assuring the pay hike will take effect without a vote.
The House voted 87-48 to defeat a procedural...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:25 PM
It's less than seven days and counting until the 2014 session of the Maryland General Assembly ends at midnight Monday, and the fates of a number of Harford County-centered bills remain to be decided in those waning days.
As of Tuesday afternoon, a...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Announcing their first-ever joint agenda, the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly said Friday they will work together to pass legislation aimed at improving Maryland's business climate and boosting the state's economy.
Senate President Thomas V....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:42 AM
How easy it is to rail against the salaries of elected officials. Embedded deeply in the human psyche is the near-certainty that somewhere, somehow the people who hold public office are getting away with unarmed robbery. It's a suspicion that's easy to...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:52 PM
As the General Assembly enters the final week of its 90-day session, lawmakers have fewer issues coming down to the wire than in a typical year — but some that remain are very thorny indeed.
A proposal to raise the minimum wage, Gov. Martin O'...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:19 AM
From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page
Greg Kline notes the major divisions within the Democratic Party, and what this means for chances of a Republican winning this November.
Fact Checking Martin O'Malley
Mark Newgent does yeoman's work in fact checking...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a 500-yard perimeter around a waterfront hotel in Cambridge this week to protect an event for House Republicans.
House Republicans are expected to gather an annual retreat at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:24 PM
When the House of Delegates meets Saturday to vote on dozens of pieces of legislation, including whether to decriminalize marijuana, one representative from Anne Arundel County won't be there. He'll be in jail.
Del. Don Dwyer Jr., spends weekends in the...