A Towson professor makes a case for why a bill passed by the state legislature granting free community college tuition to certain students would be the “cause of significant financial and educational regression” in Maryland.
The Carroll County Delegation had a bite and a word with the local business community Thursday afternoon, and the annual Legislative Wrap-up Luncheon of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, a chance to report back on how the 2018 legislative session in Annapolis went.
The Maryland Democratic Party has called on the Hogan administration to voluntarily release all campaign and procurement correspondence with HNTB, a company whose proposed contract with the state has come under ethics scrutiny.
Members of the Democratic Central Committee for Baltimore's 41st District voted to send two names to Gov. Larry Hogan to fill the seat left by former lawmaker Nathaniel T. Oaks: former Del. Jill P. Carter and Joyce J. Smith.
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a power plant emissions-capping program that includes Maryland, has generated $4 billion in net economic activity, even accounting for the costs it has added to electricity, a study has found.
Gov. Larry Hogan and Maj. Gen. Linda L. Singh, commander of the Maryland National Guard, welcomed home the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade in a ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground Sunday afternoon, thanking them for their service and recognizing their achievements.
The Democratic primary race for governor is so crowded that the winner may only need 125,000 of Maryland's 2 million Democrats to secure the nomination. The low threshold has launched unusual strategies from candidates seeking to win not the majority of voters, just the most voters.
All things being equal, Amazon would make a great addition to Maryland’s economy. The problem is that targeted tax incentives, like the $8.5 billion package Md. is offering, grants and government-backed loans in the name of “economic development” don’t actually grow the economy.
Thousands of students seeking degrees and professional certificates at Maryland community colleges would be eligible for free tuition under a compromise the General Assembly passed in the final minutes of its 2018 legislative session.
For all the conventional wisdom about Gov. Larry Hogan’s moderate tendencies, his actions this session and throughout his time in public life tell a different story. They raise a fundamental question: What might have been were our state to be led by a bold, progressive governor?
A state commission with subpoena power is set to investigate allegations of Baltimore Police corruption, so long as Gov. Larry Hogan supports the idea. The panel, which Mayor Catherine Pugh has said is unnecessary, would look into revelations from the recent Gun Trace Task Force trial.
The nine Democrats in Maryland's 10-member delegation released a letter Monday asking Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to set aside $353,185 in state money so Maryland can get a $7 million federal grant to boost boost cyber security in the state's election system.
Guns and crime will top the list of unfinished business Monday as lawmakers gather in Annapolis for the 2018 legislative session's final day — a dash to the midnight deadline for a record 3,101 bills introduced in the Maryland General Assembly.
Some adults who are insured under Maryland's Medicaid program could soon be covered for dental care for the first time under a pilot program the General Assembly approved Saturday. For now, Medicaid only covers dental care for children and emergency room dental care for adults.
The Maryland House and Senate have reached an agreement on the thorny issue of expanding the infant medical marijuana industry to give minorities an ownership role, the lead Senate negotiator said Saturday.
The sweeping crime bill pending in the Maryland General Assembly that Gov. Larry Hogan and some state lawmakers touted as a way to combat violence in Baltimore is facing a likely collapse with just three days left in the 2018 legislative session.
Maryland will join 10 other states and D.C. in automatically putting residents on the voting rolls when they get a driver's license, use a social services agency or buy insurance on the health exchange. Gov. Larry Hogan let legislation to create the program become law with out his signature.
In a politically-tinged power struggle with the governor and state comptroller, the General Assembly reversed Gov. Larry's Hogan veto Thursday. With the veto overridden, the Board of Public Works will no longer get final say in school construction decisions.
The bump stock — an obscure gun accessory that became infamous when a mass killer in Las Vegas used one to speed up his lethal rate of fire — would be banned in Maryland under legislation passed by the General Assembly Wednesday.
Accused sexual predators who claim their victims consented to sex will now face the possibility that evidence of their past behavior can be presented against them at trial under legislation passed Wednesday by the Maryland General Assembly.
State lawmakers have finalized a bipartisan measure to collect $380 million in taxes from health insurers next year, use the money to help hold down surging premiums for 150,000 Marylanders — and potentially prevent an Obamacare marketplace from altogether collapsing.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan pulled out a stamp and a red marker Wednesday to dramatically veto a bill that would overhaul the process by which the state vets and approves construction and renovation of schools. Comptroller Peter Franchot joined him in ceremonially signing on to the veto.
Key negotiators reached a deal in principle late Tuesday to cut Maryland income taxes by about $100 million next year, an effort to minimize an anticipated $400 million increase to state tax payers caused by changes to the federal tax code.
Chefs are encouraged to submit simple but creative recipes that showcase ways the average Maryland family can prepare delicious, nutritious meals with locally produced food at home for the annual Buy Local Cookout.