Harford County Executive Barry Glassman, a former state lawmaker who briefly flirted with a run for the Republican nomination for Senate, has announced he will forgo a campaign in favor of remaining in his current job.
The Harford County Board of Education approved the 2016-2017 school year calendar that includes a full week for Thanksgiving break for students, despite some public complaints and efforts by two board members to shorten it that almost succeeded.
Sykesville has passed a law that enables the town to provide tax breaks to developers of historic areas designated for growth — specifically the Warfield Complex — in order to ease and encourage development.
The two inspectors employed by the Harford County Liquor Control Board abruptly submitted their resignations late Wednesday afternoon, right after the board met with a group of lawyers to discuss changes in licensing regulations and other issues that have been a flash point between the board and those it regulates.
Six lawyers who make regular appearances before the Harford County Liquor Control Board say changes are needed in the board's resident licensee rules, paperwork and personal appearance requirements and in the current setback laws regarding licensed alcoholic beverage establishments and schools.
Simple tests already used regularly to assess kidney function and damage could also help doctors predict who will suffer heart disease, researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found.
Gov. Larry Hogan took a ride Thursday on Japan's high-speed magnetic levitation train and expressed enthusiastic interest in a technology that has been touted as a way to travel between Baltimore and Washington in 15 minutes. He announced Maryland would seek a $28 million grant to study the possibility of a Baltimore-Washington maglev line.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, who captured national attention last week by helping to scuttle legislation reauthorizing bulk data collection by the National Security Agency, will speak to Baltimore County Republicans next month.
Republicans fear having Democrats control the White House longer than eight years for the first time since the days of Harry Truman. Above all else, that fear will be the animating feature of the 2016 GOP primary.
WASHINGTON -- For a state that rarely plays a role in presidential politics because of its late primary, Maryland has received considerable attention from Hillary Clinton's nascent presidential campaign.
Gov. Larry Hogan is expected to announce Friday whether he will sign or veto several bills, including measures allowing felons to vote sooner, closing a tax loophole on online hotel bookings and requiring insurance to cover fertility treatments for same-sex couples.
With the possible exception of the Adamses, there's no family in American history with more institutional knowledge about how to run for president. And of the immediate Bush clan, almost everybody agrees that Jeb is the savviest. Which is why it's just so interesting that he constantly seems out of sync and off tempo with his own party and with the country.
A few weeks after Republican Gov. Larry Hogan was elected in November, he called Edgewood native Steve Moyer and asked him to be his Secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
A bill that would direct billions in new funding to the National Institutes of Health in return for changes in the way the Bethesda-based agency awards research grants passed a key legislative hurdle in Congress on Thursday.
WASHINGTON -- Before they were competitors in Maryland's high-profile Senate contest, Reps. Donna F. Edwards and Chris Van Hollen were allies in a secret effort to make him the leader of the House Democrats, according to a report Wednesday.
Twice in the past few days, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has declared that he won't spend money as the Democratic-controlled legislature prescribed in the budget, and will instead spend it for causes he favors. But he cannot legally make such funding switches over the General Assembly's objections, according to the Maryland attorney general's office and other legislative experts.
President Barack Obama ordered the federal government Monday to stop distributing a limited inventory of military equipment to local law enforcement agencies across the country because, he said, it makes police seem like an "occupying force" instead of public servants.
WASHINGTON -- A former aide to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and speechwriter for Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. created a federal campaign account Monday to explore running for Maryland's open U.S. Senate seat.