| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It's a mostly clear June day — not a rain cloud in the sky — but Fred Frederick has flooding on his mind. Specifically, the April 30 flood that left much of his Route 1 car dealership underwater.
"See that van?" he says, pointing to a...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Maryland's congressional delegation cruised to victory in Tuesday's primary, leaving Democrats positioned to dominate the state's House seats even in a year that's shaping up to be promising for the Republicans nationally.
Six of eight incumbents...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Thursday making Maryland one of a handful of states to extend anti-discrimination laws to protect transgender people.
The transgender rights legislation, which prohibits discrimination in employment and housing,...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley vetoed a bill Friday that would have halted a huge wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, prioritizing renewable energy over the concerns of a major military installation in Southern Maryland.
In his veto message, O'Malley said...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:10 PM
President Barack Obama told donors in Maryland on Monday that this November's midterm election will be "critical" if Democrats hope to increase the federal minimum wage or approve major changes to U.S. immigration laws during his final years in office....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:03 AM
The General Assembly session ends Monday, and already lawmakers have sent to Gov. Martin O'Malley's desk a number of important pieces of legislation, including a bill banning discrimination against transgender individuals, reforms to Baltimore's liquor...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Del. Heather Mizeur made a strong impression as the gubernatorial candidate introduced herself to a packed room in the basement of the Bloomsbury Community Center in Catonsville Monday night.
"She answered the questions very forthrightly and got a...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:35 PM
In a duel of sorts between two of Maryland's top Democrats, U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer went to Annapolis Tuesday to press for legislation opposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley that Southern Maryland officials insist is needed to protect their region's prized naval...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Rep. John Delaney's commentary ("Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S.," April 2) speaks for the energy and job needs of Canada, Crimea, Europe, Russia, Ukraine the Midwestern United States and southern Maryland. Unmentioned in this geopolitical...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Comptroller Peter Franchot urged Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday to veto a bill that would halt a major wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, arguing that Somerset County desperately needs the jobs the project would generate.
Franchot wrote in a...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:55 PM
When Steven Yancheski and his wife bought their Fort Howard home at a foreclosure auction in 2010, they thought they were getting a deal: a two-bedroom bungalow in "paradise" for about $85,000.
The house was in a flood zone, so they had to pay for...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
More than two dozen elected officials who represent Prince George's County circulated a letter Monday protesting remarks Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler made over the weekend as he opened a gubernatorial campaign office in Forestville.