Some Carroll County elected officials say the proposed 6th Congressional District map adopted by Gov. Larry Hogan’s redistricting commission is a small step in the right direction. The proposed map pairs most of Frederick County and about half of Carroll County with other western counties.
After traveling to Iowa and sparking further media speculation about whether he would challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 GOP primary, Gov. Larry Hogan returned to Maryland and said he was no closer to making a decision about his political future.
Maryland legislators have high hopes for passing a bill to increase the state’s renewable energy standards to 50 percent by 2030 and setting a plan in action to raise the standard to 100 percent by 2040, along with aiming to increase jobs in the renewable energy sector.
Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday that he doesn't yet believe President Donald Trump is vulnerable in a primary, but he's still considering launching a challenge because "things could change."
Maryland and CSX Transportation have submitted another application for federal money to heighten the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore so it can fit shipping containers stacked two-high on freight trains — a project long sought by the port of Baltimore, officials announced Monday.
It appears the Baltimore school system is getting ready for a major legal battle. The school board this week approved a request to increase its contract with a law firm from $25,000 to $200,000. The terms of the contract include representing the school system in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU.
State and local lawmakers have said for years they do not want to see the Preakness leave Baltimore. Yet no one raised any alarms as Pimlico's owner was focusing most of its finances of turning Laurel Park into a "super track" that would host the third leg of the Triple Crown.
The House of Delegates publicly censured Harford County Del. Mary Ann Lisanti for her use of a racial slur, which members said “brought dishonor to the entire General Assembly of Maryland.” After the vote, the Democrat said she would not resign,
Amid settlement talks between Gov. Larry Hogan and advocates for Maryland’s four historically black institutions, the House of Delegates is scheduled to hold a hearing Friday on legislation that would force the governor to appropriate more than $16 million in the state budget for each university,
Maryland county leaders, including Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr., testified Wednesday in Annapolis in support of a bill that could add $1.8 billion to the state’s school construction funding over the next four years.
Gov. Larry Hogan’s legislation to expand the number of schools participating in the state’s technology education program died in a Senate committee — sparking harsh criticism from the governor’s office.
With the leaders of the General Assembly promising to begin livestreaming sessions of the House of Delegates and state Senate over the next two years, lawmakers are withdrawing a bill that would have forced them to do so.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh accused the Maryland Jockey Club of wanting to abandon the city for a preferred Laurel location, saying the firm “allowed Pimlico to deteriorate" by spending most of its state-funded improvements in Laurel, not Pimlico.
Ten weeks after a study recommended that the city, state and Pimlico Race Course owner negotiate over the track's uncertain future, the dialogue has become strained and elected officials now say they are battling to prevent the Preakness Stakes from ditching Baltimore.
The Maryland Senate has refused to confirm Gov. Larry Hogan’s appointment of three members to a board that reviews decisions by state police on permits to carry concealed handguns, with several senators citing the board’s rate of granting appeals.
Legislative analysts in the General Assembly are now recommending deep cuts to Maryland Gov. Hogan’s plans for fighting crime in Baltimore, arguing the governor’s proposals lack details, aren’t evidence-based and won’t necessarily drive down crime.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is considering a trip to New Hampshire after the end of the General Assembly session in April to speak to an event that bills itself as a “must stop” for presidential hopefuls.
Senate President Mike Miller has ideas for settling a long-running lawsuit over how Maryland treats its historically black colleges and universities. For instance, Miller wants to state money to open a law school at Bowie State University and funding for Morgan State University to buy land.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan continued to raise the possibility of challenging President Trump in the Republican 2020 presidential primary, expressing concern in a CBS News interview about Trump’s chances of winning the general election.
In a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan and legislative leaders, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said The Stronach Group would be happy to leave Pimlico Race Course as nothing more than a "fenced-in vacant lot." She blasted the track's owners after they urged construction of a "super track" at Laurel Park.
Renowned musician and recording artist Benny Russell, who has served as an adjunct instructor of music at Harford Community College since 2005, is one of five Harford residents nominated for appointment to 63 different boards and commissions by Gov. Larry Hogan.
Gov. Larry Hogan remains popular, but Maryland residents aren’t so keen on him running for president, according to a new poll. Just one-third of respondents in a Goucher College poll think Hogan should run for president in 2020.
A review of the bills introduced by Democratic legislators in Annapolis this Session suggests that their party is not out to spread love and affection, but are on a mission of revenge. It is evident that the Democrats are looking for retribution for not only losing the Presidential race in 2016 ..
Maryland is faring particularly poorly under the sweeping changes to federal tax code that President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans enacted in 2017. The comptroller’s office reports the state’s average tax return so far has decreased by about 6.1 percent — to $983 — since last year.
There is much political talk about Larry Hogan taking on Donald Trump in 2020. But does the Maryland governor the kind of media skills and moves it will take to run against someone as TV tough and Twitter nasty as the transgressive and tailor-made tabloid character in the White House?
State lawmakers and health organizations are pushing a bill that would require Marylanders to have health insurance, and charge them a penalty if they don’t — although the money could be used to buy insurance instead.