Some 300 troops from the Maryland National Guard drilled for a deadly outbreak of a bird-flu-like disease this week that they envisage would spread panic in urban areas and require the killing of chickens by the barnful.
Bel Air Mayor Susan Burdette, who is in her fifth year on the town board, spends her days and nights serving residents and representing the Harford County seat at the state and regional level. She's technically a mayor in name only, because the post is mainly ceremonial, but that hardly means she isn't constantly busy with town government related activities and decisions.
Maryland's top health official told a Baltimore judge Tuesday that he erred in not seeking more money in this year's state budget to relieve a bed shortage that has prompted his department to turn away patients from his department's mental hospitals.
The General Assembly agreed Monday to sweeping changes in Maryland's criminal justice policies, but failed to reach a deal that would have given residents their first major income tax break in nearly two decades.
Northrop Grumman Corp would receive millions over the next five years in an incentive pushed by the Hogan administration, on top of $20 million lawmakers already intend to award the defense contractor for staying in Maryland.
Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing $20 million in funding for defense and aerospace giant Northrop Grumman, designed to retain the company's newly created Mission Systems divisional headquarters in Linthicum and 10,000 jobs in Maryland.
With two months left in office, Gov. Martin O'Malley has asked to meet with at least two families whose loved ones were killed by men on Maryland's death row — a move that may signal the governor is poised to take action on death penalty cases.
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Monday that new budget figures show Maryland's economic picture is even bleaker than he had warned during his campaign, and will make it tougher to devise a plan to cut taxes.
Despite the significance of public policy in our lives, university-based schools of public policy have recently come under criticism for allegedly being irrelevant to what really matters in government. The critiques are, in my view, flawed in many ways, but they rightly point out a need to provide future public servants with the tools that they require to research, craft, execute and evaluate policies that affect our everyday lives. After all, schools that provide this training help make our
By working together and bringing a new sense of boldness to governing in Maryland, our new state leaders can proactively take on challenges like reducing health care costs, while seizing opportunities to positioning Maryland as a leader in the years to come.