The head of the Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what went wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest.
By By Erin Cox and Timothy B. Wheeler and The Baltimore Sun
If a shooter is inside Harford Mall, or in and around any other public gathering place in the Bel Air, the heads of two police agencies whose offices sit two blocks from each other say they would know how to respond quickly and cooperatively.
The troubled Maryland Health Connection announced another setback this weekend when due to a programming error, Medicaid enrollment packets for more than 1,000 customers were sent to the wrong addresses.
With several new housing developments planned around the historic district, some residents are drawing a line. Disrupt the charm of the old town, they say, and Ellicott City's appeal could suffer, too. They're starting a petition drive to ask the county not to have a stake in building and renting housing units in the historic district.
Roughly 54,000 state employees are switching to a cloud-based e-mail and scheduling system provided by tech giant Google — making Maryland the largest state in the nation to rely on the ubiquitous search engine firm for its email, scheduling and document sharing.
Gov. Martin O'Malley released his fiscal year 2015 budget this week, and once again he made his long used, but false claim that he has cut the state budget. But the budget when Mr. O'Malley's first took office was $28.7 billion; his latest proposal would spend $39.2 billion. Where are the cuts?
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley marks his return to the Sunday political show circuit this week just as his longtime sparring partner and potential 2016 rival, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, is battling the biggest scandal of his administration.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday the city will make lump-sum payments to owners of historic properties whose tax bills in coming years will be higher than what government officials told them to expect. The checks — which will cover portions of up to nine years of future tax bills — are intended to compensate property owners who were awarded excessive 10-year credits for renovation or restoration of historic buildings. The city intends to cover the mistakes with a single