Investigators who raided the offices of then-Mayor Catherine Pugh at Baltimore City Hall took about two dozen items, including copies of her “Healthy Holly” books, a check from the University of Maryland Medical System and other items related to Pugh and one of her closest aides.
The chairman of the embattled University of Maryland Medical System board of directors has resigned — along with two other board members — as an additional contract with one of the departing board members is revealed.
After allegations of self-dealing rocked the University of Maryland Medical System’s board of directors, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says he wants to “clean house” and will refuse to reappoint most — and possibly all — of the current board members.
Democratic Del. Maggie McIntosh of Baltimore is one of two contenders to become the next speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, filling a role left vacant by the death of Michael Busch. Here are some facts about McIntosh and her career.
Democratic Del. Dereck Davis of Prince George’s County is one of two contenders to become speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, filling a post left vacant by the death of Michael Busch on April 7. Here are some facts about Davis and his career.
As lawmakers prepare to elect a speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Democratic Del. Maggie McIntosh of Baltimore says she's got enough votes locked up to win. Her rival, Democratic Del. Dereck Davis of Prince George's County, says he's "pretty confident" of winning himself.
Baltimore County judge on Tuesday imposed a $1,000 fine against a former aide to a state delegate for making illegal robocalls against fellow Republican Del. Kathy Szeliga, who is a member of the state’s GOP leadership.
A group of Maryland’s black lawmakers announced it is backing Del. Dereck Davis to become speaker of the House of Delegates — the latest move in what’s becoming an increasingly heated campaign to replace the late Speaker Michael E. Busch by two of his lieutenants.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday announced he has appointed Montgomery County corrections director Robert L. Green as the next secretary of the state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
Robert A. Chrencik resigned Friday as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System amid the controversy surrounding accusations that UMMS had engaged in self-dealing and no-bid contracting.
The raids of multiple properties connected to Mayor Catherine Pugh Thursday by federal law enforcement agents confirmed that federal as well as state officials were investigating Pugh’s activities. What we know, and what pieces of information are still missing.
Hauling out boxes of “Healthy Holly” books and documents, dozens of federal law enforcement agents struck offices, homes and government buildings across Baltimore as an investigation into Mayor Catherine Pugh’s business dealings widened. FBI agents and IRS officials raided Pugh's office.
Del. Darryl Barnes, chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, said Democratic Party chairwoman Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is attempting to intimidate black lawmakers from partnering with Republicans to elect a black speaker.
Concerned that Republicans could influence the pivotal election for the next speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, the chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party and progressive groups on Wednesday urged Democrats not to cut a deal with the GOP.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s office say he has commuted the life sentence of Calvin Ash, a 68-year-old Baltimore man who has spent nearly his entire adult life behind bars despite multiple recommendations from the parole commission for his release.
Here are six takeaways from Larry Hogan’s appearance at the “Politics & Eggs” speaker series — considered a “must” stop for presidential hopefuls — at Saint Anselm College’s New Hampshire Institute of Politics.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is one of the first prominent Republicans in the country to criticize President Donald Trump over the findings of the Mueller investigation — calling the report’s details “distributing” and saying Trump only narrowly avoided being charged with obstruction of justice.
Gov. Larry Hogan will speak at a "Politics & Eggs" series at the invitation of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics — fueling speculation he has political ambitions beyond Maryland. The Republican governor has said he's open to considering a run against President Donald Trump.
William H. Cole IV has led Baltimore’s quasi-public development agency since then Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed him in 2014. He will become a partner in the consulting firm Margrave Strategies, which was founded by former Howard County Executive Ken Ulman.
Del. Maggie McIntosh, the Baltimore Democrat who chairs the powerful House Appropriations Committee, is close to shoring up enough votes to become speaker, several sources with knowledge of the vote-counting said over the weekend.
Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks said Friday she is supporting Del. Dereck Davis to be the next speaker of Maryland’s House of Delegates after the death of long-serving Speaker Michael Busch.
Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has ordered an audit of Associated Black Charities’ management of the city’s multi-million-dollar Children and Fund amid a widening scandal involving Mayor Catherine Pugh’s sales of self-published children’s books.
Del. Adrienne A. Jones, a Baltimore County Democrat who is the long-serving Speaker Pro tem of the Maryland House of Delegates, says she is running to be speaker. Jones, 64, was a close ally of the late Speaker Michael Busch, who died Sunday from pneumonia.
Baltimore Sun State House reporters Luke Broadwater and Pamela Wood talk with Goucher College pollster Mileah Kromer about the legacy of House of Delegates Speaker Michael Busch, who passed away April 7, a day before the end of the 2019 legislative session.
On the final, marathon day of the Maryland General Assembly session, some figures emerged as last-minute winners and losers. Among the successes are the legislative agenda of the late Speaker Michael Busch and the strong showing by Baltimore's delegation to the House.
Maryland government officials want to stop paying generous bonuses to executives at the University of Maryland Medical System until the completion of the independent review of the hospital network's contracting policies ordered after outrage erupted over insider deals with board members' companies
Maryland’s Senate opened its floor session with tearful words of tribune to House of Delegates Speaker Michael Busch — a pillar of state government who died after a bout with pneumonia. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said he couldn't sleep or talk about Busch's death.
Maryland lawmakers put the finishing touches on an ambitious General Assembly session in which they enacted plans aimed at helping working families, public schools and the environment — and, in doing so, completed the legislative legacy of the House of Delegates’ late speaker, Michael Busch.
An effort to help Maryland's thoroughbred racetracks — including Northwest Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course — fizzled on the final day of the General Assembly session. Lawmakers sent a bill back to a committee, a procedural move that marked the defeat of the measure.
On the last day of Maryland's General Assembly session, lawmakers gave final approval to sweeping legislation that would reform the University of Maryland Medical System’s board of directors amid revelations of single-source contracts for some board members.
The Maryland Senate has voted to override Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of an oyster sanctuary bill that was a priority of the late House Speaker Michael Busch. The vote assures the General Assembly’s override of Hogan, putting into law permanent protection of five oyster sanctuaries.
The acting CEO of the embattled University of Maryland Medical System says Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh approached the hospital network, seeking compensation for her self-published children’s books. He testified on the next-to-last working day of Maryland's 2019 General Assembly session.
The Maryland Senate is advancing a plan that would allow The Stronach Group to use state bonds to pay for upgrades at horseracing facilities in Laurel and Bowie — provided the company makes progress on redeveloping Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course, with or without racing there.
Maryland’s House of Delegates has voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that would permanently bar oyster harvesting in five waterways targeted for restoration of the distressed species. The delegates voted 96-43 to support House Speaker Michael Busch’s legislation.
The General Assembly has voted to abolish the Handgun Permit Review Board. The 87-47 vote of the House of Delegates follows the Senate’s passage of the legislation by a 30-16 vote. The bill would dissolve the board, sending handgun owners seeking an appeal to a state administrative judge instead.