Maryland’s 90-day legislative session came to a conclusion Monday, with several major initiatives gaining approval. Here are some the key takeaways for Harford County residents from this year’s legislative session.
Since Maryland Legal Aid lawyer Rashad James filed a complaint Tuesday with the Harford County Sheriff’s Office about discrimination by a deputy, the firm representing him has received additional calls about other incidents of discrimination in the county.
New Harford Democratic Club board president Bridgette Johnson emphasized her organization's call for the resignation of Del. Mary Ann Lisanti, despite a protest from one member during the club's monthly meeting Wednesday.
The House of Delegates publicly censured Harford County Del. Mary Ann Lisanti for her use of a racial slur, which members said “brought dishonor to the entire General Assembly of Maryland.” After the vote, the Democrat said she would not resign,
As Harford County delegate Mary Ann Lisanti faced a censure vote in the House of Delegates, community leaders and elected officials in Harford County — and across the state — are calling for her resignation.
Harford County leaders were glad to hear Gov. Larry Hogan strike a bipartisan message in his State of the State speech for 2019, but some have concerns about the economic impact of his calls for tax cuts.
State Sen. Guy Guzzone took his seat as senate majority leader and several new members of the Howard County delegation took the oath of office on Wednesday’s opening day of the Maryland General Assembly.
Harford County's 11-member legislative delegation, with one new senator and two new delegates, expects to tackle a range of issues, from education funding to health care, even legal hemp cultivation, when they return to Annapolis Wednesday for the 2019 Maryland General Assembly session.
As financial experts warn that Baltimore County may need to either raise taxes or scale back borrowing, the new county executive said Monday his first act will be to form a commission to review the county’s fiscal outlook and budget process.
Harford County Executive Barry Glassman called for unity in the wake of national and local tragedies and political polarization as he and the seven members of the County Council were inaugurated Monday.
Tuesday’s election results mean that in 2019 Democrats will hold the top job in seven of Maryland’s eight largest jurisdictions. Meanwhile, Republicans — still riding high from Hogan’s historic win over Democrat Ben Jealous — looked around the state to see their bench had been decimated.
The AMMP, or Advanced Manufacturing, Materials and Processes, program was launched Friday at the HEAT Center in Harford County. The program brings together the Army, industry and academia to develop new technologies and processes related to additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing.
Several key Republican races for county offices and local legislative seats were settled by Tuesday’s primary election voting in Harford County, but a number of others were close enough to need the count of absentee and provisional ballots to determine the outcome.
Harford County voters turned out to polling places around the county Tuesday to cast ballots for Republican and Democratic nominees for governor, state legislative seats and county offices, including state's attorney, county executive and county council.
Many of the more than 140,000 Harford County Republicans and Democrats eligible to have a say about who will represent their parties on the fall ballot will have their final opportunity to weigh in Tuesday on Primary Election Day.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — a Democratic candidate for governor and a fixture in state politics for nearly a quarter century — died Thursday morning of cardiac arrest, officials said. Here’s how local political figures were reacting.
The possibility that Harford County taxpayers could be on the hook for as much as $45.4 million from decisions and actions of the county government almost 30 years ago is in the hands of a county Circuit Court jury.
As the final hours approached for Tuesday night’s deadline to file for most county and state elected offices in the June 26 party primary election, there was the usual last minute flurry of filings for Harford County offices.
Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn gave Harford County officials and its state legislators an update Monday on local transportation projects and statewide projects that have a local impact during MDOT's annual meeting with Harford County leaders.