Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has already amassed a $1 million campaign fund, much of it raised over just three days this month. That puts up a barrier for potential challengers to her re-election to overcome, along with the power of incumbency.
Johns Hopkins University is buying the building in Washington, D.C., that houses the Newseum. The university plans to consolidate its programs in D.C. and aims to have a stronger influence on policymakers.
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire ex-mayor of New York and benefactor of Johns Hopkins University, says it’s “ridiculous” that the institution doesn’t have an armed police force. Bloomberg spoke to reporters after closed-door meetings at the State House in Annapolis with Democratic lawmakers.
Things were supposed to be different after the unrest of 2015, and the elections of 2016. But they are not different. It's been two long years since the mayoral primary, and Baltimore still finds itself trapped between the politicians we elect and the leadership we need. We’re still looking for our
WASHINGTON — A policy unveiled by Gov. Martin O'Malley that was intended to reduce the number of non-criminal immigrants deported from the Baltimore jail is facing scrutiny from advocates who say it contains loopholes so large it will inevitably fall short of that goal.
There was no magic cure to save Albert P. "Skip" Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other forms of debilitating cancers. The money will be used to help pay for construction of a patient care building at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, the medical institution announced Tuesday.
We welcome the media's interest in American Sign Language interpreters. They bridge the linguistic divide between the hearing world and the deaf world. And in doing so, they perform a valuable service. But if the media approach American Sign Language as entertaining performance art, they are perpetuating a fallacy. And if the media believe that interviewing celebrity sign language interpreters obviates the need to communicate with deaf individuals, then this new trend is not just surprising;
Much is being made of former President Bill Clinton's swearing-in of New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at their side at City Hall. The cameo apparently sought to declare Democratic harmony in Gotham, that supposed bastion of liberalism.
Robert V. Hess, who turned his experience as a disabled veterans thrift store manager into a career as a homelessness solutions expert, died of liver cancer Dec. 24 at his home in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The former Perry Hall resident was 57.
When Montgomery County Del. Heather Mizeur, who's running for governor, unveiled a proposal to tax and legalize sales of pot, most of the reactions from Maryland politicians were muted — with one Frederick County delegate providing a characteristically explosive exception.
Johns Hopkins is more than halfway to its $4.5 billion fundraising goal, the university announced Wednesday, with the money helping to support initiatives that include urban revitalization and global health concerns.