General Assembly leaders are backing an effort to provide $1 million to bolster state enforcement of consumer protections against financial fraud in case the Trump administration scales back those efforts.
Gov. Larry Hogan released the details of his $5 billion pitch to lure Amazon to Montgomery County on Monday, proposing a "PRIME" Act that would give Fortune 100 companies that invest $5 billion in the state a series of tax breaks worth $3 billion.
Maryland General Assembly leaders are calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to double the financial aid he pledged for Baltimore school heating projects, money that would come from an emergency fund that the legislators control.
The annual 90-day highly partisan exercise, also known as the Maryland legislative session, opened on this past Wednesday. It began with the usual calls for bi-partisanship and working together, We can only hope that one day it might happen, but it won't be in an election year.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and General Assembly leaders held a hearing Thursday calling on the Trump administration and Environmental Protection Agency to keep the Obama-era Clean Power Plan in place.
Along with the pomp and circumstance that traditionally open the Maryland General Assembly, lawmakers convened Wednesday facing weighty issues and asking each other to set aside politics even though it is an election year.
Facing criticism on whether they've done enough to address sexual harassment within the Maryland General Assembly, the presiding officers of the legislature said they'll convene a "powerful" commission of women to recommend what to do.
Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing term limits for new members of the General Assembly and live-streaming of all of the legislature's deliberations, reforms he said are needed to reduce partisanship, gerrymandering and corruption.
A day before the General Assembly returns, Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said he plans to refer FBI charges against Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks of Baltimore to the Ethics Committee — a move that could be the first step in Oaks’ removal.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan proposed a new statewide investigator general to probe allegations of grade fixing, corruption and mismanagement in public schools across Maryland. Several Democrats and the state school board association rejected the idea.
Maryland's state lawmakers will convene in Annapolis next week with the daunting task of re-writing the state's tax code in an election year, stabilizing a health insurance market with skyrocketing premiums and reducing violent crime in Baltimore.
Disparate opponents are gearing to fight the recommendations of Comptroller Peter Franchot’s Reform on Tap task force recommendations to the General Assembly on how to unshackle the state’s growing craft brewery industry. Opponents who were on the task force complain that their input was ignored.
Del. Maggie McIntosh, chair of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, plans to introduce a constitutional amendment that would put the state’s share of revenue from its casino gambling industry in a “lockbox."
Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler has asked state lawmakers to let more people bring concealed handguns with them to worship, saying he wants congregations to protect themselves against mass shooters.
A state senator is calling for a special session of the General Assembly to deal with President Donald J. Trump’s decision not to fund subsidies for individual health insurance plans sold under the Affordable Care Act.