As Gov. Martin O'Malley has extended a welcoming hand to immigrant children fleeing Central America, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown and Republican rival Larry Hogan have staked out starkly different positions on whether he is handling the influx wisely.
Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America who may be on their way to Maryland as part of a national influx of unaccompanied minors fleeing violence there.
Beretta USA, the American arm of an iconic Italian gun maker, said Tuesday that it would move all of its U.S. manufacturing activities from Prince George's County to Tennessee because of the gun control law the Maryland General Assembly passed in 2013.
Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations. Hogan's campaign said Tuesday it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill political fight against the state's better-funded and more powerful Democratic Party.
Harford County joined the rest of the state in having one of the most dismal voter turnouts in recent memory, with fewer than a quarter of the area's registered voters making it out to the polls for Tuesday's primary election.
After her gubernatorial loss in the Maryland Democratic primary election, Heather Mizeur's campaign and supporters look to make a lasting impact on state politics by changing the way campaign are conducted and assuring the progressive agenda gets attention and prompts policy changes.
The results of primary elections in Maryland on Tuesday bode well for LGBT rights -- at least according to Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights organization.
While not a new issue, the need to emphasize infill and redevelopment continues to increase as Maryland grows. Focusing on redevelopment improves quality of life by increasing access to jobs, shopping and services, and boosts local economies.