| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Sen. President Thomas V. Mike Miller predicted a big fight over raising the minimum wage in Maryland and publicly urged his colleagues to look for compromise.
Miller said he doesn’t believe the proposal backed by Gov. Martin O’Malley will...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown surged into the lead in fundraising in the Democratic campaign for governor as he built up his treasury to slightly more than $7 million.
Brown's strong performance over the past year vaulted him above Attorney General...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Baltimore Del. Maggie McIntosh joined the chorus of powerful legislators supporting legalized marijuana in Maryland.
In a Friday email to supporters, McIntosh identified the legalizing pot as one of four "the biggest, most important issues" facing the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur is calling for the legalization and regulation of marijuana, promising to use the tax revenue it would generate to pay for an expansion of pre-kindergarten education.
Mizeur, a state delegate from...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the killing of two bald eagles in Montgomery County over the past week.
The first was shot with a rifle at about 3 p.m. on Christmas Day while feeding on a deer carcass in a field that adjoins...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Howard County is home to some of the highest gas prices in the Baltimore region, according to a new study, but a coalition of local gas station owners argued Thursday that an influx of new stations could lead to blight and environmental issues along...
| Jan 5, 2014
Facing a backlash from veterans, lawmakers in both parties — including several in Maryland — are reconsidering a cut to military retiree pensions that they approved last month as part of a rare bipartisan budget agreement.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On Jan. 1 of this year, over 2.5 million low-paid workers throughout the country got a raise. Unfortunately, none of these workers lives in Maryland.
Thanks to minimum wage increases that took effect on New Year's Day in 13 states, including Arizona,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Advocates for and against plans to build a retirement community and an adjoining housing development on 152.5 acres east of Bel Air have been working to put out as much information as possible in advance of a community input meeting scheduled for Jan. 6....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Environmentalists concerned about shale gas drilling in Maryland returned to Annapolis Wednesday to try again for a legislative moratorium on "fracking," as the controversial technique of hydraulic fracturing is called.
Waving signs and chanting...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Red Maryland began writing its first op-ed pieces on Fridays in the Sun.
Red Maryland endorsed Larry Hogan for Governor.
The O’Malley Administration began requiring a criminal background check to receive press credentials.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Republican hopes of fielding a candidate for attorney general this year were set back Friday when College Park lawyer Richard J. Douglas told supporters he has decided not to run.
Douglas, 57, had said last month that he was considering entering the...