Laws in 2012 prompted Maryland’s first statewide ballot referendum in 20 years, allowing marriage equality, the Dream Act and congressional redistricting to be upheld by voters.
Aaliyah Boyer was killed when Cecil County Sheriff’s officials said a bullet fell from the sky and struck her on the top of her head. Crystal Blackburn, her mother, is calling on the public to sign a petition to stop celebratory gunfire.
Montgomery County school officials say they will study starting the school day later following a petition from parents.
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 Gallaudet University administrator remains on leave for signing the petition to put same-sex marriage on Maryland’s November ballot.
It’s official. The State Board of Elections has certified the petition to put same-sex marriage on the November ballot.
Officials from a group that has developed an online method for collecting signatures for petitions is scheduled to announce leaders in its attempt to overturn new congressional districts.
A nonpartisan group seeking a third-party candidate in the presidential race is coming to Maryland to file a petition for a line on the state ballot.
Some Maryland lawmakers want to put the state’s congressional redistricting map on the ballot in November to give voters a chance to reject it.
Supporters of gay marriage, which was signed into law in Maryland last week, say they are working to uphold the measure.
As Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley prepares to sign legislation legalizing gay marriage, opponents of the bill have cleared one of the first hurdles to asking voters to overturn the law.
More than 100,000 people are taking a stand against one of the nation’s biggest retailers. Target employees say their Thanksgiving will be ruined because of the store’s Black Friday hours.