Christopher Shank

Senator: Technology Warrants New Privacy LawsSen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.
2 Western Md. Lawmakers Back Gaming System ReformTwo state lawmakers say legislation is needed to ensure that Washington County volunteer fire companies get their fair share of gambling proceeds.
Md. Senator Wants Prison Solar Lease Price UppedA state senator from western Maryland is pushing for a higher lease rate on state prison land near Hagerstown where the governor's administration envisions a large-scale, solar-energy project.