Maryland Politics

Former Marriott Executive Matthews Running For CongressKathleen Matthews, a former Marriott executive and local news anchor, has announced she is running for Maryland's 8th District congressional seat.
Rep. Edwards To Hold Discussion On Student Loan DebtMaryland Rep. Donna Edwards is hosting a roundtable discussion on student loan debt.
Regional Summit On Heroin Abuse Focuses On Western Md.Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford is bringing a task force on heroin abuse to western Maryland.
Md. Budget Passed Amid Disagreement With Governor, LawmakersBudget crisis averted. Powerful political leaders went head-to-head over funding for the state for hours. The General Assembly has passed a final budget.
Md. Higher Education Appointee Doesn't Get Confirmation VoteGov. Larry Hogan's appointee to head the Maryland Higher Education Commission hasn't been confirmed by a Senate panel, which has held its last scheduled meeting this legislative session.
Ehrlich Considers Running In 2016 Presidential RaceAnother Marylander may have his hat in the presidential ring. Pat Warren reports on how former Governor Bob Ehrlich is testing the White House waters.
Md. House Speaker Makes Leadership AppointmentsMaryland House Speaker Michael Busch is announcing new leadership appointments.
Gov.-elect Hogan Meets With House Speaker BuschRepublican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan has met with House Speaker Michael Busch to talk about working together.
BLOG: Md. Gubernatorial Debate Wrap-UpTwo candidates for Maryland's governor's race spent Tuesday in WJZ-TV's studios for a taping of the first gubernatorial debate, which later aired on WJZ and online.
Former Md. Governor To Visit New HampshireFormer Maryland governor Robert Ehrlich Jr. is scheduled to be at events in New Hampshire this month.
No Upsets Expected In Md. Congressional PrimariesMaryland's eight members of Congress are expected to ward off lesser-known challengers following a sleepy primary season for the candidates in the heavily Democratic state.
Politics Slowing Down Harbor Point ProjectBaltimore City's plan to make the most of its waterfront gets a little more complicated.