The debate is heating up over the name of a Washington, D.C. fountain built in honor of an early-20th-century U.S. senator from Nevada who had white supremacist beliefs.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski says the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress includes $120 million to build a cybersecurity center at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has named Sen. Robert Zirkin to chair the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.
Empty handed. Two U.S. senators who traveled to Cuba are extremely disappointed they’re returning without Maryland’s Alan Gross.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is visiting a community college in Cumberland to promote her ideas for making higher education more affordable.
A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar.
Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin is part of a congressional delegation that left for Ukraine Friday to monitor the country’s presidential election. It’s taking place amid the country’s tense standoff with Russia.
Sen. Bobby Zirkin wants to amend Maryland’s constitution so the state will no longer have to provide a defense attorney at every indigent defendant’s bail hearing.
A large union for Maryland teachers is endorsing state Sen. Brian Frosh for attorney general.
Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.
A proposal to create a statewide pretrial services unit, which would help decide whether or not arrestees should be held in jail before their trials, is gaining ground in Maryland’s legislature.
A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.