A planned power plant in Fairfield that environmental groups and local schoolchildren have protested faces millions of dollars in fines and has been ordered to halt construction because organizers didn't buy enough emissions credits to offset air pollution the facility will create, according to state officials.
The United States Constitution prohibits the president from re-engaging the United States military in Iraq to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) without new congressional authorization. Further, the struggle for sectarian power there is irrelevant to our national security. Without the justification of self-defense, United States intervention would additionally create a precedent that would invite intervention by Russia or China in their neighboring countries.
WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee is pushing back on a comment made by a Republican spokeswoman that accused Gov. Martin O'Malley of "Hispandering" to Latino voters, calling the term "silly and offensive."
Cantor's unexpected loss to a conservative economist in Virginia's June 10 primary — despite raising nearly $5 million — has given a measure of hope to little-known candidates for Congress in Maryland, even though independent political observers say the chance of a similar upset on Tuesday remain next to nil.
Baltimore County will add additional police officers and offer special parking rates to handle new development in Towson, including the July 10 opening of the Cinemark movie theater, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Friday.
WASHINGTON — A policy unveiled by Gov. Martin O'Malley that was intended to reduce the number of non-criminal immigrants deported from the Baltimore jail is facing scrutiny from advocates who say it contains loopholes so large it will inevitably fall short of that goal.
For Republican candidates in the Maryland governor's race, there's simply not enough Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to go around. He's like the father in a large family whose kids compete for his attention but can't manage to get Dad all to themselves
With $55,218.33 raised in the six months between Jan. 8 and June 8, Nick Stewart, an Arbutus resident, commercial litigation attorney at the Saul Ewing law firm in Baltimore and a former speechwriter for Gov. Martin O'Malley, leads the crowded field of District 12 candidates when it comes to campaign donations.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan condemned a federal agency's decision Wednesday to cancels several trademarks of Washington's National Football League team on the basis that the nickname Redskins is offensive to native Americans.
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, which supplies water to Prince George's and Montgomery counties, is under fire from many in Laurel for opening all seven floodgates of the T. Howard Duckett Dam April 30 following days of heavy rain.
A Baltimore judge ruled this week that she will not enforce her decision to dismiss a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by the former developers of the "Superblock" until an appellant court rules on the case.