The next governor will likely replace five of the seven judges on the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, within the next term in office. While the affable Mr. Hogan is no Donald Trump, his appointees are unlikely to look out for the interests of all Marylanders.
Over the past 3 years, the Republican Central Committee of Carroll County has had the opportunity to fill four different vacancies. While we think the people chosen to fill those seats are doing a fine job in their roles, it could not be more clear that the central committee's processes are broken.
Carroll County's own Joseph Getty will hold one of the highest judicial seats in the state, if his appointment to the Maryland Court of Appeals by Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday is confirmed by the state Senate.
The Carroll County Republican Central Committee has released the answers to 26 questionnaires completed by the applicants for the vacant delegate seat in District 5 after Gov. Larry Hogan urged they keep the recommendation process open to the public.
Declaring that Maryland can no longer depend on the federal government for job growth, former Lockheed Martin CEO Norman R. Augustine presented Thursday a list of steps Maryland can take to improve its ability to compete for business.
The O'Malley administration's 11th-hour move to curb Eastern Shore farmers' use of chicken manure as fertilizer appears likely to go through, unless incoming Republican Gov. Larry Hogan acts quickly Wednesday afternoon to stop it.
A state Senate committee decided Tuesday to urge the state Board of Public Works to withhold approval of the first phase of the $1.5 billion State Center renovation if the project could push the state over its self-imposed debt limit.
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.
With Maryland's long campaign for governor now over, the unexpected election of Republican businessman Larry Hogan has given rise to an intense new campaign now just beginning: The jockeying among advocates and interest groups for attention, jobs and influence in a rare GOP administration.
A late bid in Annapolis to alter Maryland's storm-water fee law has drawn fire from environmentalists and from the attorney general's office, calling it an unconstitutional end run on the legislative process.
Low-risk criminal defendants would no longer have to raise money for bail before trial under a sweeping overhaul of Maryland's centuries-old pretrial release system being considered by a panel set up by the Maryland General Assembly.
The Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld Maryland's long-standing but unusual way of handling negligence cases, meaning that people 1 percent at fault will continue to be barred from winning payouts in lawsuits.