Opposition is mounting in the Democratic-controlled Maryland legislature to Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal for a new Washington Redskins stadium on parkland overlooking the Potomac River in Prince George’s County. House Speaker Michael Busch says the state has more pressing needs.
A new Maryland Stadium Authority study says $424 million in upgrades are needed at Pimlico Race Course. A summary of the report obtained by The Baltimore Sun recommends adding amenities such as a grocery store, hotel, other retail shops and townhouses.
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing more federal resources to struggling neighborhoods — an initiative hailed by the pastor of an East Baltimore church who was among the few Marylanders appearing at the event with the president.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s former communications director and deputy campaign manager, Doug Mayer, is joining an Annapolis-based advertising and strategy firm that helped push the Republican governor to re-election. Mayer has been named partner at Strategic Partners & Media.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday touted a tentative agreement he’s reached with federal officials to swap park land in Western Maryland to build a new stadium for the Washington Redskins football team in Prince George’s County.
What was once planned as a Baltimore event for President Donald Trump to discuss urban revitalization has turned into a White House meeting with just two confirmed Marylanders — neither of them elected officials. Mayor Catherine Pugh, U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings and Gov. Larry Hogan don't plan to go.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan plans to announce $3.5 billion for school construction projects across the state, thanks in part to a new state constitutional amendment that forces casino revenue to add to school funding. The governor’s office says the projects will result in 27,000 jobs.
The Small Business Administration has approved Gov. Larry Hogan’s request for a physical disaster declaration in Carroll County after the F-1 tornado hit Mount Airy in November. This declaration, made by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency Dec. 7, allows affected businesses, homeowners.
The latest from the Kirwan Commission that's making recommendations to upgrade Maryland's educational system seems daunting — a $4.4 billion increase in education spending. But it's not really so radical.
A state commission debating a recommendation to increase spending in Maryland’s public schools by $4.4 billion annually is running up against a tight deadline: the start of next month’s General Assembly session. Advocates for public school students are pushing the commission to finish by Jan. 9.
This week marks the orientation for 60 new Maryland General Assembly legislators — 43 in the House of Delegates and 17 in the state Senate. Before they can decide the future of the state, they first have to find their desks, figure out their committees and learn where to park.
The Republican's portrait unveiling saw a star-studded attendance. At least 150 people including Sen. Ben Cardin, Lt. Gov. Boyd Kevin Rutherford and Howard Executive-elect Calvin Ball were at the ceremony.
With the 2018 state and county election results in the book, the Harford County Board of Education membership will take on a mostly lame duck status for the next seven months, with a majority of its members due to leave next June.
Gov. Larry Hogan named three new members to the Baltimore County School Board on Monday, and returned one other member already serving on the board, according to a statement from the governor’s office.
Proving that districts have been unduly gerrymandered is hard, but creating fairer districts is within our power. Md. Gov. Larry Hogan is right: An independent, bipartisan commission is the first step. But bipartisan commissions have an unfortunate track record of gridlock. So here's step two.
A state commission investigating the Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force scandal will get secret records from the police department — but will have to sign an agreement to keep them from public view.
Carroll County is in great hands with the folks who were elected, and our state is in good shape with Gov. Hogan as our head coach. Now that the election is over, it is time for these newly elected officials to get on the field and remind voters why we drafted them for our team.
Maryland’s leaders face a critical and complex choice in light of a decision in which three federal judges found the state’s congressional district map to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered: comply or appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court? State Attorney General Brian Frosh hasn't announced a decision.
Tuesday’s election results mean that in 2019 Democrats will hold the top job in seven of Maryland’s eight largest jurisdictions. Meanwhile, Republicans — still riding high from Hogan’s historic win over Democrat Ben Jealous — looked around the state to see their bench had been decimated.
The Carroll Board of County Commissioners proclaimed November as “Hire a Veteran Month” this week. The announcement comes on the heels of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signing a proclamation designating November as “Hire A Veteran Month."
The day after becoming just the second Republican to be re-elected governor in Maryland history, Larry Hogan pledged to continue governing the blue state as a centrist as he laid out some of his second-term agenda.
A three-judge federal court panel has ruled Maryland drew the boundary lines for the 6th congressional district in an unconstitutional way to benefit Democrats. The court banned the state from using those boundaries in the future. Attorney General Brian Frosh is reviewing whether to appeal.