About 100 U.S. Secret Service agents will take part in a two-day ethics training this week to be overseen by professors at Johns Hopkins University — a response to the widening prostitution scandal that began in Colombia, agency and university officials said Monday.
Legislation approved by the General Assembly would require campaigns to disclose the occupation and employer of political contributors who give $500 or more to a candidate during a four-year lection cycle
When Kelly Riesner tried to sell her home in Montgomery Woods, she found out the Elkridge condo community has a 23 percent delinquency rate on its association dues and thus anyone trying to buy in the community does not qualify for Federal Housing Administration financing.
The Anne Arundel County police official who wants a federal probe into his agency is now asking the County Council to investigate how a County Council member learned about a confidential personnel complaint against him he contends the council member raised publicly to try to embarrass him.
General Assembly leaders reached tentative agreement Monday night on a state budget for the coming year and an income tax increase to help pay for it. But the full Assembly had yet to vote on the tax measure as the session's midnight end approached.
Although Maryland's veterinarian board is considered to be relatively assertive, experts say that across the country, penalties are low and often inadequate. Some animal rights advocates say the laws providing remedies when a pet has been harmed or mistreated by a veterinarian are outdated in most states, and fail to recognize that, to many, a pet is truly a part of the family.
As the General Assembly session rushes to a close, many conservative lawmakers and local officials are battling to halt a series of bills, large and small, that they say would shift decision-making power from counties to the red brick buildings of Annapolis.
A former Bush administration official with political ties in Maryland has filed a formal ethics complaint against Democratic state Sen. Rob Garagiola for failing to note hundreds of thousands of dollars in income as a lobbyist on state disclosure forms.
The Democratic congressional candidates in Maryland's 6th District largely agree on major issues facing the country: They all favor immigration reform, more infrastructure spending to help boost the economy and a woman's right to have an abortion.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland renewed calls Thursday for the Anne Arundel County Council to investigate County Executive John R. Leopold after revelations that a police database containing criminal records may have been illegally accessed at his behest to research opponents.
Baltimore's top information technology official resigned Tuesday after an audit in New York detailed alleged ethical violations that occurred while he worked in state government, including negotiating a job for his girlfriend and soliciting a job himself with a software vendor that was awarded a major contract.