Del. Ron George, a two-term Anne Arundel County lawmaker and Annapolis Main Street jeweler, will take the political leap of his life Wednesday night as he announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for governor in 2014.
In a long-sought victory for Baltimore, the Maryland Senate voted Friday for a plan that will provide $1 billion to launch an unprecedented systemwide drive to rebuild and renovate the city's crumbling school buildings.
When Whitney Watts of Columbia agreed to bear twins on behalf of an infertile Boston couple, she entered into a murky area of Maryland law. The rights of such surrogates, the people who contract with them, and the children born from the arrangements would for the first time be spelled out in Maryland law under a bill making its way through the General Assembly.
After an emotional debate that centered on two horrific Maryland murder cases, the Senate rejected an attempt Friday to create exceptions in Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill that would repeal the death penalty.
Gov. Martin O'Malley fielded skeptical questions from lawmakers about three of his top environmental initiatives Tuesday as he personally appealed to lawmakers to approve bills aimed at promoting offshore wind energy, limiting development and improving water and sewer systems.