Maryland's process of selecting presidential delegates is arcane, and widely ignored by voters. But the delegate slates filed by the presidential campaigns offer insight into a candidate's organizing prowess and whether they are playing a long game in anticipation of a protracted primary battle, or a contested convention.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who fired Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts Wednesday, has not decided on her next steps for finding a permanent replacement — a process that experts say will be challenging but could also attract top talent.
Anne Arundel County executive candidate George F. Johnson IV said Tuesday he won't fire the police and fire chiefs if he's elected. Rather, he'll take his time to evaluate the chiefs and all department heads.
Primary races settled this week reflect the underlying divide in the Maryland's minority party, pitting Republicans who stand on conservative principle against those who are willing to be more pragmatic as the underdog in a blue state.
After months of fierce campaigning, three tense debates and more than a million dollars spent, Laura Neuman and Steve Schuh waited Tuesday to see who would be the Republican nominee for Anne Arundel's county executive.
Election signs outnumbered voters early on primary election day at Piney Orchard Elementary School in Odenton. During the first hour and a half, 25 people showed up, said Kate Schechter, standing outside on behalf of the Democratic party.
The Anne Arundel County school board on Wednesday adopted a $1.02 billion operating budget for FY 2015 that includes funding for employee pay increases and a new contract school, but the panel criticized county government for taking money from the school system's health fund balance to foot the bill.
Anne Arundel County officials said Thursday they'll add three new school resource officers to patrol county middle schools beginning with the coming school year. County Executive Laura Neuman and Chief of Police Kevin Davis announced the additions Thursday.
People's Community Health Centers says it remains committed to opening a health center in Severn, despite Anne Arundel County holding back funding after learning of an IRS judgment against the nonprofit.