| May 3, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Much of the coverage of the need for a special budget session of the Maryland legislature has focused on the political machinations of its leaders. That's understandable. But we should not ignore the impact on ordinary people if the legislature fails to...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders announced Wednesday an agreement to raise taxes on 16 percent of the state's earners and reverse a series of so-called "Doomsday" cuts the General Assembly enacted last month when a budget deal collapsed....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Maryland employers added 9,800 jobs in September, a gain that came almost entirely from the private sector, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated Friday.
The state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent from 7.1 percent in August, the agency said....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Coming to the United States as a 15-year-old, Cuban-born refugee, it truly was a dream to think that I could go to college and become president of a great Maryland university. But with the support of many people along the way, and the belief instilled...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Embattled Coppin State University President Reginald S. Avery will step down in January, nearly a year after faculty gave him a vote of no confidence for lacking vision and before his initiatives to improve the state's lowest graduation rates have shown...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he hopes to hold tuition increases for Maryland residents attending the state's public universities to no more than the 3 percent he has allowed in each of the last three years.
In a meeting with student government...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Days after Towson University's athletic director recommended cutting two men's sports to make the remaining programs more competitive and comply with federal law requiring athletics opportunities for women, parents of the baseball team's players raised...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:09 AM
This, according to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, is how Joe Bryce made his name in state government:
Mr. Bryce, who is leaving his job as Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief legislative officer for the lobbying firm Manis Canning and Associates, was...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:08 AM
ON THE SITE...
Brian McKnight, Clutch to headline Artscape 2012: R&B artist Brian McKnight, rockers Clutch and funksters the Rebirth Brass Band will headline this year's Artscape festival, set for July 20-22.
O'Malley to stump in Wisconsin for Walker...
| Jun 17, 2012
When you buy a house, you know the price and your monthly payment. The same with a car.
But when it comes to a college education, students often don't have a clear idea of what they'll end up paying or whether one school is offering a better aid...
| Jul 2, 2012
The messy situation at the University of Virginia, which recently saw its president forced to resign by the school's governing board, only to be reinstated two weeks later after faculty and student protests, highlighted problems of institutional reform...