Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and leading Maryland Democrats on Wednesday celebrated federal approval of a waiver they say will prevent the state’s Obamacare marketplace from collapse — and save health insurance coverage for about 250,000 state residents.
At the CASA multicultural center in Hyattsville, Democratic candidate for governor Ben Jealous pledged Wednesday to provide free community college to all the young, undocumented immigrants in Maryland.
For fiscal years 2016 and 2017, the city was supposed to inspect 65 percent of food service facilities — but only inspected 55.8 percent in 2016 and 40.2 percent in 2017, according to the audited presented to the Board of Estimates.
Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous says the state can generate more than enough money from taxing pot to pay for his universal pre-K, but Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s campaign says even if marijuana were legalized the taxes generated would fall well short.
The newly formed group said it would be supporting Jealous both directly and with independent expenditures — though organizers did not give specific numbers. They said they would be supporting 10 to 15 candidates this election cycle.
Democrat Ben Jealous' campaign says he will win the election for Maryland governor because Donald Trump will motivate Democrats to go to the polls in a wave that incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan can’t stop.
The Republican Governors Association is pounding Ben Jealous with attack ads — and has no plans to stop. if Jealous is hoping the Democratic Governors Association will return fire, he might be waiting a while.
Democratic candidate for governor Ben Jealous boarded a Maryland Transit Administration bus Friday in downtown Baltimore to prove a point, arguing that the state-run bus system is "broken" and Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has “set us back.”
Baltimore and three other cities on Thursday filed suit against President Donald Trump's administration, accusing federal officials of “sabotage” in attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, nicknamed “Obamacare.”
The Baltimore City Council has unanimously approved legislation to create a racial equity fund. But Mayor Catherine Pugh has expressed doubts about the need for the bills, arguing that she is already mindful of eliminating discriminatory practices.
Gov. Larry Hogan has used Maryland’s suites at sports stadiums to entertain family, reward state employees and honor charities — especially those focused on fighting cancer. The Republican governor also has invited executives of his private real estate business.
Warren, of Massachusetts, joins former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris (California), Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vermont) and Sen. Cory Booker (New Jersey) as national political figures endorsing Jealous.
"A festival that had 100,000 people per day, we're now expecting 20,000 a day," city councilman Brandon Scott asked. "Why does this festival have to be smaller? … It’s the black people that are getting the short end of the stick.”
Maryland House of Delegates leaders sent a letter Monday criticizing the Hogan administration’s attempt to redo plans for a State Center redevelopment while urging the governor to back existing plans favored by nearby communities.
The Baltimore City Council’s budget committee on Monday unanimously rejected a request to transfer $21 million to cover police overtime spending that ran over-budget last year — a move seen as a strong statement on the overtime issue.
Gov. Larry Hogan, Franchot and Treasurer Nancy Kopp, who make up the board, all voiced concerns about low-flying Southwest Airlines planes in new Federal Aviation Administration flight patterns that have irritated Marylanders who live beneath the paths of the planes.
Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch on Wednesday made a series of appointments to leadership positions in the House of Delegates — including naming a new majority leader and chair of the powerful Judiciary Committee.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday she’s impressed with acting Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle — but is nevertheless collecting resumes from “across the country” for the job as the city’s top cop.
State-sponsored health insurance for all Marylanders such as the single-payer plan proposed by Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous could cost $24 billion a year, forcing lawmakers to significantly raise taxes, according to a nonpartisan analysis.
Annie Eissler, chief marketing officer for the vendor, ByteGrid LLC, sought to assuage worries from top Maryland leaders after the FBI last week alerted them to ties between the company and a Russian oligarch.
The FBI investigates whether a Maryland "computer glitch" that might have wiped as many as 80,000 voters off election rolls for last month's primary was part of Russia's alleged hacking of U.S. elections.
Gov. Larry Hogan's business dealings have drawn criticism from Democrats, who have sought to tie Hogan to President Donald Trump, and renewed a debate about the lengths to which businessmen-turned-politicians should wall themselves off from their private enterprises.