| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The city's ethics board wants Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to enact stricter controls over how her office uses free tickets to events at 1st Mariner Arena and other venues.
In an opinion released Wednesday, board members wrote that they...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:42 AM
The Aberdeen Ethics Commission is discussing a possible legal settlement with Mayor Mike Bennett over his appeal of the remaining ethics violation the board charged him with in 2011.
The violation stems from a 2011 trip Bennett took to Georgia to aid...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:37 AM
The Baltimore ethics board came close to showing some real backbone this week in seeking higher standards for the mayor's use of free tickets she gets to the city's sports stadiums and 1st Mariner Arena. The board is demanding better record keeping and...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:55 AM
VAUGHN: Army Reserve Pvt. Kyle L. Vaughn has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of training, Vaughn studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness and received...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:46 PM
The members of Baltimore's ethics board wrote an email to Councilman James Kraft Friday chastising him for comments made in The Sun and the City Paper regarding a dispute between the board and members of the council over a piece of ethics leglsiation. ...
| Mar 2, 2013
A Baltimore County senator is engaged in a bitter public clash with a giant energy company over its plans to build an underground natural gas pipeline that would run through land alongside his Owings Mills home and through the yards of many of his...
| May 9, 2013
At an investment conference last week, Harvard historian Niall Ferguson created a huge mess for himself. He glibly speculated that maybe because economist John Maynard Keynes was a childless, "effete" homosexual, he embraced a doctrine that favored...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Mark D. Sokolik, a corporate lawyer remembered as a fitness and music enthusiast, died last week after complications from a fall.
He was 30.
A former Hunt Valley resident who attended Loyola Blakefield in Towson, Mr. Sokolik went on to graduate from the...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:14 AM
I have no expectation that the tragedy of Sandy Hook Elementary School will move this nation and its leaders toward any kind of meaningful gun control.
I understand why, and I empathize.
Those who believe in the sanctity of the Second Amendment will...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 12:00 PM
On Friday, Feb.15, the Baltimore City Democratic State Central Committee convened at the Oliver Community Center to select a candidate to assume the seat once held by Delegate Hattie Harrison, a longtime political stalwart in East Baltimore ("Community...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:45 PM
The Anne Arundel County Ethics Commission says County Council member Derek Fink should not participate in the selection of a new county executive because of his business relationship in Greene Turtle restaurants with Del. Steve Schuh, who is seeking the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
On Feb. 15, the Baltimore City Democratic State Central Committee-45th District convened at the Oliver Community Center to select a candidate to assume the seat once held by Del. Hattie Harrison, a longtime political stalwart in East Baltimore who died...