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.
Big changes may be ahead for Maryland gun owners. The House of Delegates has passed a bill that would give Maryland some of the strictest gun laws in the country.
A Maryland Senate panel has voted against raising the state’s minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2015.
Maryland is about to become the 18th state in the nation to abolish the death penalty.
Gov. Martin O’ Malley’s efforts to repeal the death penalty were buoyed Friday when senators in favor of repeal rebuffed an amendment that would allow execution in certain cases.