Rep. Anthony G. Brown, Maryland’s former lieutenant governor, said Tuesday he is supporting businessman David Trone in the state’s 6th Congressional District, marking the first time a member of the state’s congressional delegation has weighed in on the competitive race.
State Sen. Roger Manno won the endorsement Thursday of Maryland Working Families in his bid for the 6th Congressional District, the latest indication he is locking down progressive support in the state’s most closely watched federal race this year.
Gov. Larry Hogan administration's made its case to state lawmakers Wednesday for a $3 billion package of tax breaks and other incentives to woo HQ2, the secondary Amazon headquarters for which Montgomery County is competing.
David Trone, the Potomac businessman running in Maryland’s open 6th Congressional District, plugged an eye-popping $1.5 million of his own money into his campaign in the final three months of last year, campaign finance reports made public Wednesday show.
A year after Maryland sent an all-male delegation to Congress for the first time in four decades, a handful of female candidates for federal office are questioning whether elected officials and organizations in the state are doing enough to avoid a similar outcome in the November midterm elections.
Lawmakers were expected to give final approval Wednesday to a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws despite deep opposition from Democrats and a last-minute hiccup that forced Republican supporters to delay their celebration.
Democratic Rep. John Delaney's deliberation over whether to run for governor next year has created a political free-for-all in the state's westernmost congressional district, with a half dozen prominent Democrats expressing interest in his seat.
A Tuesday hearing of regulations to protect water quality and public health should fracking one day take place in Maryland portended an imminent fight over whether to ban the controversial gas-extraction process before the proposed rules take effect next year.
Northrop Grumman Corp would receive millions over the next five years in an incentive pushed by the Hogan administration, on top of $20 million lawmakers already intend to award the defense contractor for staying in Maryland.
A state Senate committee decided to put off any action on proposed tax breaks for manufacturers until at least next year, deciding there isn't enough time before the end of the 2016 legislative session on April 11 to craft legislation.
Most of us, I think, would agree that we wish voter turnout was better. In theory, if you increase the voter rolls, more people would cast ballots. In theory. Count me among the skeptics who wonder if increasing the automatic registration will do much more than put even more uninterested voters on the rolls.
Legislation with wide support in the Maryland General Assembly would greatly expand the state's ability to lure new manufacturing companies, but some established manufacturing firms are crying foul over a provision they say will hurt their business.
Two state senators from Carroll County's delegation in Annapolis, Justin Ready and Gail Bates, were named in a Thursday article in the Washington Post about legislators whose websites included donation pages during session.
Maryland's top Democrats are looking at legislation that would automatically put every eligible state resident on the voting rolls, abandoning the traditional opt-in registration system in favor of an opt-out one.
A key legislative committee has asked the Hogan administration to delay its plan for curbing smog-forming pollution from coal-burning power plants after a consultant said it would require "minimal, if any, additional overall emission reductions" beyond what is now required.
Gov. Hogan's proposal to exclude approximately 1,400 pregnant women from the program next year is just one way the new Republican governor wants to rein in Medicaid spending. Some Democrats say they will fight the cuts.
Drivers suspected of causing serious accidents in Maryland while distracted by a cellphone would be required to give police certain information from that phone under a pair of bills currently filed in Annapolis.
Gov. Martin O'Malley will not call a special session of the General Assembly to fix what he and most other Democrats see as a devastating hole in the state budget until the leaders of the Senate and House agree on a plan to fix it.
The state Senate voted Thursday to significantly raise taxes on Marylanders earning half a million dollars or more — prompting complaints that liberals were bent on launching class warfare in the state.
A whopping budget battle is shaping up in Annapolis, where the leaders of the House of Delegates and Senate floated widely divergent proposals Friday to raise income taxes as part of a plan to close a $1 billion shortfall