A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.
The push to raise the minimum wage continues in Maryland. Governor Martin O’Malley and other state lawmakers are in favor of an increase, and now one county is set to vote on it.
The Maryland Republican Party says it sponsored a robocall about a Democratic candidate for the Frederick County Board of Aldermen.
The National Zoo is asking the public to help name its female giant panda cub by voting for one of five Mandarin Chinese names.
On Tuesday, Ben Miller plans to step into a booth at the Takoma Park Community Center and do something that the country’s other 16-year-olds can’t: cast a vote in an election.
Voters in Annapolis and Frederick are choosing their local officials.
Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.
Officials in Maryland have received at least two complaints about a closed-door vote by the Frederick County commissioners.
Democrats and Republicans are heading to the polls in Frederick to select candidates for mayor and the Board of Aldermen in the city’s primary election.
The president of the Frederick city elections board is resigning less than two months before the first city-run primary.
Montgomery County firefighters would receive a nearly 20 percent raise over the next two years as part of a new agreement between their union and County Executive Ike Leggett.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved the state’s $37 billion budget on a 103-36 vote.