Maryland became the 11th state to ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth on Tuesday as Gov. Larry Hogan signed legislation passed earlier this year. He gave one of the ceremonial bill-signing pens to Del. Meagan Simonaire, a Republican who came out as bisexual and urged colleagues to pass the bill.
Maryland General Assembly leaders say they are willing to consider a special session devoted to possibly legalizing sports betting, after the Supreme Court struck down a law barring New Jersey and other states from offering it.
As news broke that Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa had resigned, Gov. Larry Hogan was signing into law a bill to launch an investigation into city police corruption. The law creates a commission with subpoena power to probe revelations about the Gun Trace Task Force.
Maryland and federal officials Monday announced the approval of Maryland's Total Cost of Care All-Payer Model, the continuation and expansion of Maryland’s unique-among the states experiment in controlling rising health care costs.
Attending Carroll Community College has always been a wise decision for high school graduates looking to continue their education without breaking the bank. Now, thanks to Gov. Larry Hogan and the Maryland General Assembly, access to an affordable community college education will improve even more.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday enthusiastically signed more than 200 bills passed by the Democratic-led legislature, including major initiatives to enhance education funding and help victims of sexual harassment or assault.
While there are many actions needed to address the opioid crisis, a common sense first step is to stop fentanyl, carfentanil and other dangerous synthetic drugs from reaching Maryland streets through the global postal system.
It’s time for State School Superintendent Karen Salmon to admit she acted precipitously and without all the facts when she declined to approve Verletta White as Baltimore County’s school superintendent, as the county board requested. She should immediately reconsider her decision to interject.
Almost immediately after the Baltimore County School Board voted 8-4 to hire Verletta White as superintendent, dissenting members ignited a grassroots lobbying effort to ask the state schools superintendent to block the appointment.
Gov. Larry Hogan joined state Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. in downtown Towson on Tuesday to support Redmer’s campaign for Baltimore County executive, appearing with him on a tour of small businesses.
Maryland environmental regulators are requiring the owner of the Conowingo Dam to find a way to limit pollution that flows down the Susquehanna River from reaching the Chesapeake Bay, because the structure is no longer effectively trapping the sediment and nutrients washing down from Pennsylvania.
When it comes to protecting the health and safety of the 2.5 million workers across our state, the main cop on the beat, the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) division, is exhibiting lackluster performance.
Carroll County's sheriff's and state's attorney's offices applied for a grant from the Governor's Office of Crime, Control and Prevention to join the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network, as part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s battle against gang-related crimes out of Baltimore city.
After a snow-filled winter, Maryland school districts are taking two routes to meeting the state's 180-day instructional requirement. They'll either extend the school year or seek a waiver from the state.