Budget Surplus, Pot, COVID-19, Climate, Top Issues In Maryland Ahead Of Legislative SessionMaryland lawmakers will be gathering for their annual 90-day legislative session this week with an enormous budget surplus, while legalizing recreational marijuana, battling COVID-19 and measures to address climate change will be among the major issues before them in an election year.
Maryland Panel OKs Plan For State Legislative DistrictsThe Legislative Redistricting Advisory Committee voted 4-2 along party lines. Four Democrats supported the map, and two Republicans opposed it.
Maryland Lawmakers Convening For Redistricting Session, Override Hogan's Veto Of Parole BillA new congressional map that could enable Democrats to gain a seat and sweep all eight Maryland U.S. House seats was advanced Monday by a legislative committee, which did not act on a separate proposal by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
Baltimore's Rash Field Park Celebrates Grand ReopeningMayor Brandon Scott is speaking Friday morning at the grand opening of the first phase of Rash Field Park.
U.S. & Maryland Leaders React To News Of Gen. Colin Powell's DeathAs word spread Monday of General Colin Powell's passing, so too did reactions from public officials whose lives he touched.
'Tactless Finger Pointing': Baltimore Officials Push Back On Hogan's Criticisms Of The City During 'Re-Fund The Police' AnnouncementBaltimore City officials did not take the Gov. Larry Hogan's criticism lightly, with some arguing that more police officers are not the solution to the city's crime woes. Here's a rundown of some of the responses.
Maryland Senate President Releases Plan For Next SessionSenate President Bill Ferguson, D-Baltimore, on Friday released an operational plan for how the Senate will conduct the next session during the ongoing pandemic, including how health checks, voting procedures and public testimony will be conducted.
Coronavirus Latest: Md. Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne Jones Oppose Moving June Election To Mail-In OnlyThe leaders of both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly oppose a plan from Gov. Larry Hogan that would change the June 2 primary election to mail-in votes only due to the coronavirus.
Maryland’s Longtime Senate President Mike Miller To Step DownMaryland’s longtime Senate president Mike Miller is stepping down from his role as he deals with his cancer diagnosis.