Maryland voters might not be ready, but six candidates with their eye on the governor's mansion are poised to start running in earnest — touring the state, signing up volunteers and raising millions of dollars for a spirited race. Candidates from both parties say they plan to start selling their ideas this fall, more than a year before the November 2014 general election.
Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a leading Republican candidate for governor, called Tuesday for a sweeping rollback of Maryland's environmental laws, saying measures passed by the state's leaders have failed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland's embattled Republican Party has just seen its top day-to-day official resign without notice, one of its delegates get arrested for the second time on a serious alcohol-related offense and a virtual civil war break out over who will replace the senator in one of its safest districts.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday threw out a petition by political consultant Julius Henson that challenged a lower court's $1 million judgment against him for an illegal Election Day robocall.
The state's three top elected officials had harsh words Wednesday for the company that manages concessions at BWI Marshall Airport for not doing more to help hourly employees that staff the restaurants and shops.