Under legislation proposed in the General Assembly, the Maryland Department of the Environment would begin testing air quality in communities with large concentrations of chicken farms. Farmers say such testing is unnecessary because they haven't observed any negative health effects.
The medical examination process that ensures school bus drivers can be trusted to safely shuttle children would not reveal a seizure disorder unless the person voluntarily disclosed it or showed symptoms of a neurological problem, doctors said.
Del. Kumar P. Barve, the chairman of the powerful Environment and Transportation Committee, will report raising about $225,000 in his bid for Maryland's 8th Congressional District, the campaign said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON -- Kathleen Matthews, the former news anchor running in Maryland's 8th congressional district, released an introductory web video Thursday that touts her background and outlines the message she hopes to project in the race for the Democratic nomination.
Del. Kumar P. Barve of Montgomery County rolled out more than two dozen endorsements from state lawmakers on Monday -- including House Speaker Michael E. Busch, a longtime ally -- in his bid for the the state's 8th Congressional District.
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan promised he would try to reduce tolls later this year and announced Tuesday a new transportation chief with an expertise in building roads. He also named prominent Baltimore Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as a special adviser to oversee expansion of charter schools.
President Barack Obama no longer needs Gov. Martin O'Malley as a top campaign surrogate, and the Democratic Governors Association is set to elect someone else as its chairman. But neither development is likely to push Maryland's governor off the national stage.