University of Maryland President Wallace Loh fired football coach DJ Durkin a day after the University System of Maryland Board of Regents reinstated him. Loh said he took the action after meeting with the Student Government Association, department chairs and other campus leadership.
James Brady, whom Gov. Larry Hogan appointed to head the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents, threw a wrench into the final week of the gubernatorial campaign. He announced a decision to keep the University of Maryland's football coach and athletic director, despite a player's death.
Leaders of Maryland’s House of Delegates on Wednesday announced they will hold a hearing investigating the University of Maryland’s football culture and the Board of Regents decision to retain the football coach and athletic director while the president retires.
A national group has poured nearly $90,000 into an effort to mail out flyers opposing more than a dozen Democrats running for the Maryland General Assembly. The Washington-based Republican State Leadership Committee says it spent $40 million in 2015 and 2016 to elect state-level GOP candidates.
For weeks, Maryland leaders have been touting a bipartisan deal that will allow the state’s residents to pay lower premiums to buy health insurance — the first such rate reductions in years. But what state officials didn’t highlight is that as premiums are going down, deductibles are going up.
While only a few jurisdictions outside of New York City and Boston have adopted the civilian-commissioner model, it's one that previously proved to be reasonably effective here in Baltimore. Under former commissioner Donald Pomerleau, the Baltimore police made a number of strides. They could again.
aryland Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot has said that he would not endorse his party’s nominee for governor. And when asked recently by The Baltimore Sun’s editorial board who would get his vote, Franchot went further.
Marylanders covered by Obamacare plans purchased on the individual market are likely to see hefty decreases in their 2019 premiums, thanks to legislation the General Assembly adopted this year. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Kaiser Permanente are seeking to lower rates for HMO plans.
Messrs. Miller and Busch are ultimately the ones to blame for Gov. Larry Hogan’s double digit lead in the polls. They, as the longest-serving top state legislative team in the country, led the transformation of Maryland into a place that has been shedding people for over a decade.
The Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics spared Del. Curt Anderson from the General Assembly's harshest sanctions after it couldn't substantiate the most serious charges he faced, the panel's report says.
Gubernatorial candidates Ben Jealous and Larry Hogan again spent a day touting dueling endorsements on Thursday. Jealous picked up support from the Democratic leaders in the General Assembly, while Hogan, the Republican governor, was endorsed by the statewide Fraternal Order of Police.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and leading Maryland Democrats on Wednesday celebrated federal approval of a waiver they say will prevent the state’s Obamacare marketplace from collapse — and save health insurance coverage for about 250,000 state residents.
Top Maryland officials plan to announce Wednesday that the Trump administration has approved a federal waiver would stave off expected increases in health insurance costs for more than 200,000 state residents.
The day our daughter Laura was killed, our family was robbed of not one, but two generations. But there will be no justice for our grandson Reid when the jury hands down its verdict in the case next month. Md. law only charges fetal homicide if the fetus is at least 24 weeks old; Reid was 14 weeks.
Maryland's U.S. senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on Tuesday asked Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin to investigate a Russian investor's ties to a company that manages the state's election technology.
Maryland's Legislative Black Caucus rejected calls for Del. Curt Anderson to drop off the November ballot over accusations of sexual misconduct and insisted that ethics investigators be given time to complete their work.
Abortion rights opponents say it would be a waste of time and effort to pass a constitutional amendment affirming the right to an abortion in Maryland. In a practical sense, they have a point. But the symbolic value of such a step would be high.
Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch on Wednesday made a series of appointments to leadership positions in the House of Delegates — including naming a new majority leader and chair of the powerful Judiciary Committee.
Annie Eissler, chief marketing officer for the vendor, ByteGrid LLC, sought to assuage worries from top Maryland leaders after the FBI last week alerted them to ties between the company and a Russian oligarch.
The FBI investigates whether a Maryland "computer glitch" that might have wiped as many as 80,000 voters off election rolls for last month's primary was part of Russia's alleged hacking of U.S. elections.
For months, Steve Schuh and Steuart Pittman have been quietly building their campaigns for Anne Arundel County executive. Now that the primary elections are behind them, they’re ready to start selling their messages to county voters.
The results of a Democratic primary that saw several incumbents fall to progressive challengers strike at the very foundation of Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller's 32-year reign over the Maryland Senate.
Gov. Larry Hogan scored a significant legal victory Thursday as the state’s highest court struck down the General Assembly’s attempt to constrain his appointment powers and ordered that two former Cabinet secretaries receive back pay the legislature wanted to withhold from them.
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.
Challengers to Baltimore’s incumbent state senators are promising to bring change and new energy to the city’s representation in Annapolis. But Democratic leaders warn that such an outcome could further diminish the city’s political clout in the General Assembly.