West Baltimore, the center of recent unrest, is also home to large numbers of ex-offenders who want the governor to sign a bill restoring the right to vote immediately after release.
This may be the biggest policy disagreement between the governor and the General Assembly this year.
A new budget deal for Maryland provokes some controversy. Powerful political leaders engage in a battle of wills over cuts made by the governor. And the battle does not appear to be over.
Maryland lawmakers will be in session this weekend as the Legislature nears its scheduled adjournment.
One of the longest serving delegates and the first African American woman to chair a General Assembly legislative committee is being memorialized in a portrait.
The Maryland General Assembly has voted to designate March 30 as a commemorative day recognizing Vietnam Veterans.
A bill is moving forward in the General Assembly that would restore an ex-felon’s voting rights while he is on parole or probation.
The death last year of a Frederick toddler has inspired bills in the General Assembly aimed at preventing children in foster care from being returned to abusive biological parents.
Governor O’Malley reveals challenges he faced during his 8 years in office. Maryland’s outgoing chief executive also outlines his plans for the future.
Maryland’s legislative session is beginning with a lot of new faces.
Bracing for bad news. The Maryland General Assembly will be sworn in Wednesday and already the focus is on possible budget cuts.
A Maryland commission is recommending the state stop requiring people accused of crimes to post bond as a condition of release before trial.