A former Maryland state representative has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Governor Larry Hogan and Attorney General Brian Frosh, taking aim at a controversial executive order denying contracts to businesses that boycott Israel.
Given the partisan tones of nearly everything exuding from Washington, D.C., these days, bipartisanship is welcome in our state capital as legislators return for the 90-day session, even if there is sure to be heated debates and occasional finger-pointing among our representatives.
As Maryland lawmakers got back to work, Gov. Larry Hogan expressed doubts about the wisdom of increasing the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. Hogan questioned whether raising it would put Maryland at a disadvantage for attracting businesses. He noted that Virginia’s minimum wage is $7.25.
State Sen. Guy Guzzone took his seat as senate majority leader and several new members of the Howard County delegation took the oath of office on Wednesday’s opening day of the Maryland General Assembly.
Calling the level of violence in Baltimore “completely unacceptable,” Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is describing a crackdown — one that has 200 officers in a “strike force” to fight crime and expanding a program in which city criminal cases are charged federally.
Mark Belton, secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, submitted his resignation to Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday as he accepts an offer to return to his former post as Charles County administrator. The agency is responsible for state parks and crab and oyster fisheries.
Odd-numbered years mean one thing in Carroll’s small cities and towns — municipal elections. For residents of the county’s eight municipalities — Hampstead, Manchester, Mount Airy, New Windsor, Sykesville, Taneytown, Union Bridge and Westminster — these elections are as local as it can possibly get
Checkpoint operations are continuing in a routine manner Saturday at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport amid reports of mass numbers of TSA agents calling out sick during the government shutdown.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a high-profile case in March alleging unconstitutional, partisan gerrymandering in Maryland’s redistricting process. State Attorney General Brian Frosh appealed the case to the high court in November after a panel of federal judges threw out the 6th District map.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan repeats his call for the president and Congress to end the partial government shutdown. This time, he's teaming up with the governor of Virginia and the mayor of the District of Columbia.
A 12-year-old lawsuit that advocates have called the most important higher education desegregation case in decades “can and should be settled,” according to a panel of judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Kerwin Miller, recently appointed by the governor as a Harford County District Court judge, will bring nearly 20 years of experience in the legal field, as a Legal Aid Bureau attorney, defense counsel, prosecutor and administrative law judge, to the bench.
Maryland’s Board of Public Works has unanimously voted down a proposal to approve a pipeline carrying fracked gas through three miles of Western Maryland — after years of environmentalists and concerned neighbors fighting the project. Board members cited concern for the environment.
The South Mountain State Battlefield could be in danger of being shut down because of lack of funding if it is moved to the U.S. Park Service as part of a deal to build a new stadium for the Washington Redskins.
Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday appointed six more members to a commission charged with redrawing Maryland’s congressional district map after a federal court ruled one of the state’s districts was unconstitutionally drawn to diminish Republican influence.
Maryland is leading a group of Atlantic states in challenging the Trump administration's decision allowing energy companies to conduct thundering seismic tests off the coast. The states are joining in a lawsuit filed by environmental groups in South Carolina last week.
Although President Donald Trump has little to do with running local governments in Maryland, he played an outsize role in politics here in 2018. Trump’s actions prompted backlash among the electorate, which in November voted out several high-profile Republicans in the state.
Maryland officials on Wednesday approved a $680-million contract for a private company to provide medical care to state inmates, over the objection of the prior contractor who has already lodged appeals and a lawsuit.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is appointing former Delegate Kelly Schulz to lead Maryland’s commerce department after the departure of Michael Gill, who is leaving for a job in the private sector. Schulz is currently the head of the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is holding a $150 ticket inaugural gala at MGM National Harbor casino in Prince George’s County the evening after he is sworn in for a second term in office. The Jan. 16 gala will follow a day of free inaugural events in Annapolis.
The Howard Street Tunnel expansion appears to be back on, after the railroad CSX Transportation reversed a decision to pull out of the project and committed $91 million toward it, Maryland officials said Thursday.