Instead of the federal CO2 level, Maryland must focus on the state level to eliminate the toxic pollutants nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide. This can only be achieved by retiring the Charles P. Crane and Herbert A. Wagner coal power plants that produce them.
Anne Arundel County school board member Andrew Pruski, who recently won the Democratic nomination for a County Council seat, announced his resignation from the board Wednesday, citing a state law prohibiting candidates from appearing on a general election ballot simultaneously for more than one paid position.
The federal government will run out of money to deal with the influx of Central American children crossing the U.S. border illegally this summer if lawmakers fail to approve $3.7 billion in emergency funds, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a Senate panel Thursday.
The University of Maryland University College is considering a proposal to transition from being a University System of Maryland state entity to an independent nonprofit organization with ties to the system.
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.
President Barack Obama asked Congress Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the influx of children from Central America entering the country illegally, a first step in what the White House described as a broader effort to speed deportations.
Johns Hopkins Hospital reached a "tentative agreement" early Tuesday morning on a new contract with the labor union that represents 2,000 of its service workers, ending months of contentious wage negotiations that included a three-day strike in April.
With the opening this week of the 15-screen theater at Towson Square, Towson will get a look at the first wave of visitors drawn by nearly $800 million due in new investment that will transform the town center of the county seat of government. The theater is the first in a series of density-boosting projects. The county is preparing to fend off gridlock — and not just traffic jams in the street. We think pedestrian congestion looms as a problem requiring attention.
A state correctional services van carrying six inmates and a correctional supervisor to a work detail on Tuesday morning was involved in two-vehicle collision that sent the passengers to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, corrections officials said.
A one-of-a-kind deal between the federal government and a cash-strapped Maryland university was supposed to deliver big benefits for both agencies. But interest so far has been minimal, with only about 300 federal workers nationwide signed up for online courses this summer. Advocates for the new program are not daunted.
As Lievinne Mongu listened to the speakers at her naturalization ceremony on Friday, she reflected on her 14-year journey, from fear in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo to asylum in the United States, a home in Silver Spring and a job with the International Monetary Fund in Washington.
Atholton High School's Miles Walker recently captured the state's top prize in an American Legion national government instruction program, an accomplishment that for the 16-year old rising senior is nearly 16 years in the making.
I returned to my old community of West Baltimore, under the shadow of Bon Secours Hospital near the intersection of West Fayette and North Payson streets, to visit a native I had not seen for three decades. David Brown, who lived across the alley from me in the old neighborhood, had years ago opened a small store directly across from the sprawling hospital. The New Fayette Street Market & Deli is like a small fortress, with a Plexiglas bastion from which he can sell sundries and essentials in
Gov. Martin O'Malley's recent decision to step into the wage fight between Johns Hopkins Hospital and its service workers may have signaled worries of the community consequences if the dispute brews on too long.
James Rogers Miller Jr., a former state delegate from Montgomery County who spent 15 years as a federal judge in Baltimore for the District Court of Maryland, died of congestive heart failure June 25 at HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton. He was 83.
Service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital will begin a new round of negotiations with the medical institution Tuesday, several days after a strike was averted when Gov. Martin O'Malley asked both sides to take a one-week cooling-off period.