U.S. lawmakers confirmed on Wednesday that they visited an American man whose detention and long sentence in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries, but they gave no details on his condition or what was said.
U.S. lawmakers met with President Raul Castro and other senior Cuban officials Tuesday and were told they would be given access to an American imprisoned in Havana. The State Department said the legislators would push for his release.
A bill that would reverse the designation of pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed of dog moved closer to being passed by the Maryland House of Delegates.
Synthetic marijuana is giving Maryland lawmakers real problems, prompting some to make the manufacture, possession or distribution of the drug illegal throughout the state.
A group of Maryland lawmakers wants meat labels to list antibiotics given to animals while they were raised.
The legislative season has arrived, giving downtown businesses a chance to woo lawmakers with everything from coffee to crab cakes.
This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Local frustration is growing over the impending fiscal cliff. Some Marylanders have heated messages for the president and lawmakers.
Maryland lawmakers unveil a plan for gun control.
The lessons of the 2012 election may change the way Marylanders vote in 2014. Some lawmakers say it’s time to expand early voting.
Some lawmakers and Gov. Martin O’Malley are wondering: Has the Internet made it too easy for citizens to petition a new law to the ballot for voters decide?
A bipartisan group of 19 Maryland lawmakers is planning to file a legal brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Maryland ruling that struck down a law allowing police to collect DNA samples from people charged with violent crimes and burglaries.