Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded that Republicans provide more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion maintenance and repair backlog, including replacing tunnels more than a century old.
Senators of both parties worked Wednesday to revive trade legislation that’s a top priority for President Barack Obama, a day after Obama’s fellow Democrats repudiated him nearly unanimously on the issue.
Rep. Donna Edwards has been endorsed by seven members of the Prince George’s County Council in her bid to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.
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.
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Maryland’s soon-to-be-open U.S Senate seat.
A Senate environmental committee is supporting watered down legislation aimed at limiting fracking in Maryland.
The Maryland Senate has passed three measures aimed at improving the state’s business climate.
A Maryland Senate panel on Tuesday approved a heavily reworked version of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to ease restrictions on the state’s charter-schools law.
A Senate education committee is mulling amendments to Gov. Larry Hogan’s charter school expansion plan.
Maryland lawmakers are on a path to imposing a sales tax on travel agencies.
Maryland State Sen. Jamie Raskin says he is running for the congressional seat that will open when Rep. Chris Van Hollen runs for Senate.