The Maryland General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to pass a $46.6 billion budget that increases funding for education by more than what Gov. Larry Hogan proposed — but not as much as some school advocates desired.
As state lawmakers contemplate reforming how the University of Maryland Medical System handles contracts with insiders, a Baltimore Sun review of other hospitals' disclosures show the practice is not rare. Only Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation dabbled in politics.
The University of Maryland Medical System CEO Robert A. Chrencik was placed on leave Thursday as accusations of “self-dealing” and no-bid contracting with board members have rocked the hospital network.
House Speaker Michael Busch said Wednesday that he will introduce sweeping legislation to reform the University of Maryland Medical System’s board of directors as accusations of “self-dealing” have rocked the hospital network.
The Maryland Democratic Party on Tuesday argued that Gov. Larry Hogan’s claim of being a Reagan-style Republican, as he continues to position himself as a moderate alternative to President Trump in 2020, instead signaled that he is a “dog whistle white nationalist.”
The University of Maryland Medical System labeled its most recent $100,000 purchase of books from Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh as a "grant" to the city public school system, a mischaracterization that tax experts say is a violation of federal reporting rules for tax-exempt hospitals.
Amazon marked the official opening of the state-of-the-art fulfillment center on the site of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in eastern Baltimore County, where it employs 2,000 as well as a fleet of robots.
The Maryland House of Delegates voted Monday to end the statute of limitations for when victims of child sexual abuse can file lawsuits, to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 and to require background checks anytime someone buys a rifle or shotgun.
In confrontational comments made at a pivotal moment in the General Assembly session — the day when lawmakers are rushing pass bills from one chamber to the next — the Republican governor blasted lawmakers.
Benjamin Wu, Maryland Dept. of Business and Economic Development deputy secretary, came to Carroll Community College Friday morning for a panel on business growth in the county. He and other state representatives fielded questions about minimum wage, work force housing and small business grants.
Maryland’s House of Delegates on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a $46.7 billion spending plan that boosts funding for the state’s public schools while cutting some of Gov. Larry Hogan’s favored proposals.
The Maryland Senate has approved a bill gradually increasing the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, putting the measure one step closer to a possible showdown with Gov. Larry Hogan. The Republican governor has offered a counter-proposal of increasing the minimum wage to $12.10 by 2022,
With approval from both General Assembly chambers, Maryland’s legislature has moved the state toward becoming the first in the U.S. to ban polystyrene foam food containers and cups. The ban would start in 2020.
Maryland lawmakers are considering abolishing the state's Handgun Permit Review Board over concerns it has been too liberal in granting carry permits to gun owners. The Senate last month refused to confirm the appointment of three board members, as it evaluates the board's future.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking to back up the claims of Maryland residents who believe the state’s 6th Congressional District was unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
A powerful General Assembly committee has voted to revise Gov. Larry Hogan’s more than $46 billion budget proposal to provide millions more in funding for Maryland’s public schools, while cutting some of the Republican governor’s prized initiatives.
After an intense and emotional debate this week, members of the Maryland House of Delegates approved a bill that would allow certain terminally ill patients to obtain medication they could take to end their lives. Here's a look at what the bill does and why it is moving forward.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow terminally ill adults to obtain prescription drugs to end their lives. The vote was 74-66, three votes more than the 71 votes required for passage. A companion bill is pending in the state Senate.
Maryland’s government now expects to receive hundreds of millions less in revenue than officials previously forecast, members of a state fiscal panel said. The Board of Revenue Estimates reports the state is expecting about $138 million less than anticipated for the fiscal year 2019 budget.