- More than two years ago the Maryland Racing Commission paid the Jockey Club $1.7 million for a new dormitory and barn at Laurel. The project still isn't done.
- Maryland politicians weigh in on the future of Pimlico Race Course during the festivities surrounding the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes.
- Anne Arundel 'County Executive Steuart Pittman is making a bold move in seeking tax increases in his first year, but it could set the county up for success for years to come.
- Baltimore Del. Nick Mosby on Tuesday called on Anne Arundel County officials to immediately conduct inspections of the living conditions that Laurel Park provides to its backstretch workers at the racetrack.
- Officials in Annapolis and Baltimore are wrestling with a proposal by the owner of Maryland’s two largest horse racing tracks to turn Laurel Park into a “super track” capable of hosting some of racing’s largest events – perhaps even the coveted Preakness Stakes.
- Anne Arundel County officials moved Tuesday to end the controversial practice of asking victims of sexual assault to waive their rights to an investigation.
- State Sen. Guy Guzzone took his seat as senate majority leader and several new members of the Howard County delegation took the oath of office on Wednesday’s opening day of the Maryland General Assembly.
- Amid a rash of hate incidents, officials in Anne Arundel County are scrambling to address the problem — with plans to submit legislation, change school curriculum and improve prosecution of hate crimes.
- Tuesday’s election results mean that in 2019 Democrats will hold the top job in seven of Maryland’s eight largest jurisdictions. Meanwhile, Republicans — still riding high from Hogan’s historic win over Democrat Ben Jealous — looked around the state to see their bench had been decimated.