Maryland Lawmakers Propose Alcohol Tax Hike For Health PlanMaryland lawmakers and health care advocates proposed increasing the state’s alcohol tax on Wednesday to generate millions of dollars to address health disparities, which have been highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic.
NYT: Jared Kushner Calls Democrats 'Crazy' For 'Defending Baltimore', Citing Trump's Twitter Attacks On City, Rep. CummingsIn the recently revealed interviews between President Donald Trump, his son-in-law Jared Kushner reported by journalist Bob Woodward, Baltimore managed to come up in conversation- again.
520K Marylanders Apply For Mail-In Ballot As Applications Arrive To VotersAs of Friday, more than 520,000 Marylanders requested a ballot be sent to them.
Most Maryland Jurisdictions Have Filled Election Judge Vacancies; Baltimore City, County Still In NeedMost Maryland jurisdictions have now found enough election judges for the general election this fall, the State Board of Elections said Friday.
Trump Administration, Frequently Critical Of Baltimore, Has Used City As Backdrop For Several Speeches Including VP Pence’s RNC AddressVice President Mike Pence returned to Baltimore for one of the most important speeches of his political career—as he made his case for a second term for President Trump at the Republican National Convention.
At Least One Person Escorted By Police After Tense Moments Between Trump Supporters, Protesters Ahead Of VP Pence's RNC SpeechAt least one person was escorted by Baltimore Police after tense moments between President Trump supporters and protesters outside Fort McHenry ahead of Vice President Mike Pence's speech for the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.
Baltimore Mayor GOP Candidate To Open Wednesday's RNC With Pledge Of AllegianceShannon Wright, the GOP nominee for Baltimore mayor, will make an appearance at the Republican National Convention.
‘We Knew It Was Going To Be Crazy, But Not This Crazy’ | Maryland Election Officials Talk Challenges, Work Toward Smooth Presidential ElectionElection officials from every county in Maryland and Baltimore City came together at a conference of the Maryland Association of Election Officials to talk about the challenges they’re facing for the upcoming presidential election.
Maryland Congressional Candidate Kim Klacik To Speak At Republican National ConventionKlacik has sparked national attention several times, including when she documented Baltimore blight last summer, causing President Trump to call the city "rat-infested" and blaming then-Congressman Elijah Cummings.
Bob Wallace, Baltimore's Independent Candidate For Mayor, Says He's 'In This Race To Win'Baltimore City has a heavily Democratic electorate, but challengers to Democratic nominee Brandon Scott want a shot at shaping the city's future.
Kimberly Klacik's New Ad Draws National Attention For 7th District Race, But A Johns Hopkins Political Scientist Says Odds Are Still Long For Republican WinThe Maryland woman who documented Baltimore's blight and dumping last summer is now the Republican candidate for the seat.