Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday was named the chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, saying he hoped to have a new Chesapeake Bay Watershed agreement signed next year.
The Montgomery County Council has voted to establish a county minimum wage and raise that hourly rate to $11.50 by 2017.
A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.
Days after a Republican was elected mayor of Annapolis, City Council members say they will revisit legislation that would strip the mayor’s office of much of its power.
The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other big-box chain retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour.
The Baltimore City Council Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee is hearing the pros and cons of a fee on plastic and paper bags.
The D.C. Council appears poised to reject a proposal by the city’s fire department to deploy more ambulances during the daytime and reduce the number on duty during the overnight hours.
After months of debating gun rights and regulations, a new controversy in Maryland. Anne Arundel County took a bold step, allowing citizens to carry Tasers and stun guns.
President Barack Obama has named Gov. Martin O’Malley co-chair of the Council of Governors.
Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is giving his last media briefing as council president.
The Montgomery County Council will be holding meeting on drug prevention, intervention and education programs in county schools.
The Frederick Arts Council says it’s selling its downtown theater building and bowing out as an incubator for the performing arts.