- Lawmakers to discuss Md.'s new languages proficiency seal Updated: May-03-16 4:53 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland lawmakers and educators are scheduled to discuss the state's new law noting high school proficiency in two or more languages.
- Md. congressional primary features largest self-funder ever Updated: Apr-24-16 5:34 pm
CHEVY CHASE, Maryland - A Maryland congressional primary contender has broken the record for what a self-funded House candidate has poured into a single campaign, as wine superstore owner David Trone has uncorked more than $12 million of his own amid a crowded Democratic field.
- Mooney faces 2nd District GOP challenger; 5 Dems square off Updated: Apr-23-16 11:03 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Congressman Alex Mooney has been an inspiration for other candidates to run in West Virginia's 2nd District.
- Maryland approves scholarships for school choice program Updated: Apr-20-16 9:44 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Maryland General Assembly has approved state-funded scholarships that will enable parents to enroll children in private or parochial schools next fall.
- Freddie Gray, 1 year later: What has changed in Baltimore? Updated: Apr-19-16 11:30 am
BALTIMORE - When Freddie Gray died April 19, 2015, and riots erupted, Baltimore and its residents were forced to confront issues that had plagued them for decades, community leader Ericka Alston said.
- Md.'s Brown lends nearly $400,000 to campaign for Congress Updated: Apr-15-16 11:35 am
WASHINGTON - Maryland's former lieutenant governor lent nearly $400,000 to his bid for Congress but still has less money to spend than his rivals in the final days of the Democratic primary campaign, finance records show.
- Democratic leaders criticize ad in Maryland Senate race Updated: Apr-14-16 7:10 pm
WASHINGTON - The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate on Thursday denounced an advertisement being run on behalf of one House Democrat against another in Maryland's hotly contested Senate primary.
- Md. House race no easy comeback for ex-lieutenant governor Updated: Apr-14-16 1:36 pm
WASHINGTON - Eighteen months after he lost a bid for the state's highest office, Maryland's former lieutenant governor is finding that a safely Democratic seat in Congress is no easy consolation prize.
- The Latest: White House asks PAC to pull ad in primary race Updated: Apr-13-16 8:13 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Latest on the White House asking a political action committee that supports Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards' Senate bid to pull an advertisement on gun control. (all times local):
- Measures to regulate fantasy sports in Maryland fail Updated: Apr-12-16 1:16 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Measures to regulate Internet fantasy sports betting in Maryland have failed in the state's legislature.
- The Latest: General Assembly passes ignition interlock bill Updated: Apr-12-16 12:02 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Latest on developments on the last day of the Maryland General Assembly's 90-day session (all times local):
- Maryland legislature passes criminal justice reform bill Updated: Apr-11-16 8:35 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The General Assembly gave final passage Monday to a comprehensive reform of Maryland's criminal justice system, while a tax-relief plan and a bill to provide sick days for employees of companies with at least 15 employees appeared to be stalled with only hours left in the session.
- Maryland lawmakers enter last day of legislative session Updated: Apr-10-16 11:03 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland lawmakers have plenty of work remaining on the last day of this year's legislative session.
- Work remains on major bills for last day of Md. session Updated: Apr-09-16 11:22 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A panel of Maryland lawmakers reached a hard-fought compromise Saturday night on a measure to make major reforms to the state's correctional system.
- The Latest: Compromise reached on Md. correctional reforms Updated: Apr-09-16 9:38 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Latest on developments in the Maryland legislature: (all times local):
- Md. Senate passes $37.5M in tax credits for Northrop Grumman Updated: Apr-08-16 12:00 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Maryland Senate has passed a measure to provide $37.5 million in tax credits over five years for defense contractor Northrop Grumman as an incentive to keep 10,000 jobs in the state.
- Legislature OKs bill boosting deer poaching penalties Updated: Apr-08-16 11:53 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Maryland General Assembly has passed a bill raising deer-poaching penalties to up to $10,000.
- Maryland gives OK to bill to protect bees from pesticides Updated: Apr-08-16 9:27 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland would become the first state in the country to take pesticides found to harm bees off of retail store shelves, under a bill that has passed the General Assembly.
- Maryland Senate confirms governor's PSC nominee Updated: Apr-07-16 4:23 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Maryland Senate has confirmed Gov. Larry Hogan's appointee to the Public Service Commission.
- Senate president confident in police, prison reform bills Updated: Apr-07-16 3:04 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland's Senate president says he's confident two separate bills to reform police disciplinary policies and the state's correctional system will be approved this session.
- Md. House votes to override veto of transportation bill Updated: Apr-07-16 2:13 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Maryland House of Delegates voted Thursday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill to create a scoring system to rank transportation projects in the state's funding process.
- Md. Senate panel OKs $37.5M tax break for Northrop Grumman Updated: Apr-06-16 8:35 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A Maryland Senate panel on Wednesday approved providing $37.5 million in tax credits over five years for defense contractor Northrop Grumman, if the company keeps 10,000 jobs in the state.
- Md. panel adds tax break for police, fire, to tax plan Updated: Apr-06-16 5:52 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A Maryland Senate panel has added a tax break on retirement income for law enforcement and emergency services personnel to an overall tax-relief plan.
- Gov. Hogan largely bypasses veto showdown with legislature Updated: Apr-05-16 6:33 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Largely avoiding a showdown with the legislature, Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday that he won't try to block a package of legislation aimed at helping Baltimore after last year's unrest highlighted problems - though he disagrees with requiring spending to tear down old buildings over several years.
- Hogan signs bill honoring slain Harford County deputies Updated: Apr-04-16 5:36 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The maximum age of eligibility for state pension benefits for young adult children of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty is increasing under a measure Gov. Larry Hogan signed on Monday.