Baltimore County Del. Adrienne Jones was unanimously elected as speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, the first woman and the first African-American to hold the powerful position. Here's what people are saying about her election.
A lawyer for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says not to expect her to make a decision Tuesday on whether to resign. The Democratic mayor announced a leave of absence April 1 to recover from pneumonia. Acting Mayor Jack Young says he hasn't talked with her in about three weeks.
Democratic Del. Maggie McIntosh of Baltimore is one of two contenders to become the next speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, filling a role left vacant by the death of Michael Busch. Here are some facts about McIntosh and her career.
Democratic Del. Dereck Davis of Prince George’s County is one of two contenders to become speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, filling a post left vacant by the death of Michael Busch on April 7. Here are some facts about Davis and his career.
As lawmakers prepare to elect a speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Democratic Del. Maggie McIntosh of Baltimore says she's got enough votes locked up to win. Her rival, Democratic Del. Dereck Davis of Prince George's County, says he's "pretty confident" of winning himself.
Luke Mill, an economic engine in Western Maryland for 131 years, will close by June 30, owner Verso Co. announced Tuesday. The shutdown means 675 people spread across Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia will lose their jobs, the company said.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has signed 174 more bills into law, including a pair of measures to boost the state's beer industry. The Republican governor also signed bills to reform the University System of Maryland board of regents and increase purchases of "clean" cars.
The mess at City Hall belies the fact that many Baltimoreans are moving full speed ahead to make this the Charm City of our imaginations. In the midst of darkness, that is a source of hope and a testament to resilience.
As Democratic activists and residents of the 43rd Legislative District in Baltimore City, we watch with great interest the race for the leadership of the Maryland House of Delegates, and we write to urge the members of the House to support our representative, Del. Maggie McIntosh, for speaker.
A group of Maryland’s black lawmakers announced it is backing Del. Dereck Davis to become speaker of the House of Delegates — the latest move in what’s becoming an increasingly heated campaign to replace the late Speaker Michael E. Busch by two of his lieutenants.
Two Democratic legislators vying to lead Maryland's House of Delegates have formed an alliance in hopes of electing the first black speaker in the state. Adrienne Jones of Baltimore County has withdrawn her bid and supports Dereck Davis of Prince George's over Baltimore's Maggie McIntosh.
At a public hearing this week, debate about the proposed ban on single-use plastic bags within the city of Westminster centered on how to balance helping the environment and preventing harm to small businesses.
As a federal investigation into Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, leaders have pledged to move forward with the work that affects everyday people’s lives. Others in Baltimore are concerned about how the rapidly developing scandal will affect city operations.
Hauling out boxes of “Healthy Holly” books and documents, dozens of federal law enforcement agents struck offices, homes and government buildings across Baltimore as an investigation into Mayor Catherine Pugh’s business dealings widened. FBI agents and IRS officials raided Pugh's office.
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. on Thursday asked Maryland lawmakers to reconsider legislation that would provide additional state funding to the counties for school construction during the General Assembly’s special session beginning May 1.
Del. Darryl Barnes, chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, said Democratic Party chairwoman Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is attempting to intimidate black lawmakers from partnering with Republicans to elect a black speaker.
Several investigations and reviews have begun or been requested in the weeks since The Baltimore Sun revealed hundreds of thousands of University of Maryland Medical System deals with nine of its volunteer board members, including Mayor Catherine Pugh.
It’s practically inevitable Harford County residents will see a property tax increase in coming years in order for the state to implement the nearly $4 billion in Kirwan Commission recommendations, Sen. Bob Cassilly, a Republican, told members of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce Thursday.
Baltimore building inspectors visited Pimlico Race Course this week and confirmed deterioration in the Old Grandstand that led the Maryland Jockey Club to close off nearly 7,000 seats for Preakness weekend next month.
Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young has fired three aides to Mayor Catherine Pugh. Young had put them on leave after Pugh herself took an indefinite leave of absence. Pugh is recovering from pneumonia, but also under intense scrutiny over sales of her "Healthy Holly" children's book.
Here are six takeaways from Larry Hogan’s appearance at the “Politics & Eggs” speaker series — considered a “must” stop for presidential hopefuls — at Saint Anselm College’s New Hampshire Institute of Politics.
Acting Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young says he is frustrated he doesn’t know more about Mayor Catherine Pugh’s plans to return from a leave of absence. And asked what it would look like if Pugh returned to her duties, he said, “I would hate to see it.”
It's time for states with leaders who support abortion rights to go on the offensive against Trump administration attempts to restrict abortion that would reduce access to health care, the president of Planned Parenthood said Tuesday.
Sheila Sachs, an attorney who handled the divorces of prominent local figures and sat on the Baltimore City School Board, died of cancer Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 78.