Determined to pass meaningful legislation in the wake of the Parkland and Great Mills high school shootings, Maryland lawmakers are considering a measure to put an armed school resource officer in every public school.
Maryland Republicans are preparing to mount an all-out assault on the Democratic super-majorities in the General Assembly, hopeful that the popularity of Gov. Larry Hogan will outweigh whatever drag President Donald J. Trump could have on their fortunes.
With continued maintenance, the Bay Bridge will be safe to drive for another 50 years. But it will be a nightmare to drive within 25 years, with miles-long traffic backups happening on a near-daily basis, according to a new state study.
A battle for Republican political primacy in the legislative district that includes Annapolis Tuesday as Del. Herb McMillan accused a rival of "jumping the gun . . . and the shark" with his early entry into the 2018 state Senate race.
In Anne Arundel County, longtime state Sen. John Astle, a conservative Democrat, is facing a challenge from Republican Don Quinn, a political newcomer, to represent the Annapolis area and south county.
The Maryland Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would prohibit discrimination against transgender people. The Fairness for All Marylanders Act, which passed the Senate 32 to 15, now goes to the House of Delegates.
The fields are set for Republican and Democratic primary elections for local offices, including the competitive race to become Anne Arundel County executive. At the top of the ballot, the Republican primary for county executive features a matchup between current County Executive Laura Neuman and state Del. Steve Schuh.
Admired, cursed and studied, the Bay Bridge, Maryland's sole Chesapeake Bay crossing, is being eyed again as state engineers try to determine how many years are left in its girders and suspension cables.
Motorists in Maryland could be pulled over and ticketed for driving while talking on hand-held phones even if they were not committing another traffic offense under legislation that is poised for final passage in the General Assembly.
The nation's first statewide ban on the use of additives in chicken feed containing the toxic metal arsenic is among a dozen new state laws that will take effect Jan. 1. They include the new same-sex marriage law that was affirmed by Maryland voters in November.