| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Much of the day-to-day work of Maryland's attorney general involves managing a legion of attorneys who provide counsel and legal advice to state government agencies large and small and to various boards and commissions. Nonetheless, the job is not to...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:55 PM
When legislation passes the Maryland General Assembly unanimously, it usually means that it doesn’t do much aside from make lawmakers look good. Such was the case with House Bill 658, which started life as an effort to make state government more...
| Nov 5, 2014
Republican Larry Hogan's campaign to "Change Maryland" scored a stunning upset Tuesday as he defeated Democrat Anthony G. Brown in the race for governor.
Hogan, 58, ran on a promise to curb state spending and cut taxes. He will become Maryland's...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Larry Hogan's win over Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown for Maryland governor was considered a surprise by many, and part of a Republican sweep across the country during the midterm election. Here's what's being said around the web about how the victory fits...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:55 PM
More than a year after the repeal of capital punishment in Maryland, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler says the state has no choice but to change the sentences of its remaining death row inmates.
Gansler has filed a legal brief in support of an appeal...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley needs to act soon to resolve the legal limbo into which the four remaining inmates on Maryland's death row have fallen since the repeal of the state's death penalty last year. State Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler opposed...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Larry Hogan's 5-point defeat of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown last week in the Maryland governor's race was overshadowed by national electoral developments, notably the Republicans' recapture of the U.S. Senate majority they lost in 2006. But what a win....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:26 PM
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Maryland's new ban on assault rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, handing at least a temporary victory to state officials who say the measures could ward off mass shootings.
A collection of gun...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Ask.fm, the anonymous question and answer-based social network linked to several teenage suicides, agreed to revamp its safety procedures in a deal brokered between the site and the Maryland Attorney General's Office.
The agreement is similar to one...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Add Gov. Martin O'Malley's name to the list of prominent Democrats who want Washington's National Football League team to change its name.
O'Malley's statement came in response to a question from Jorge Ramos on the Fusion satellite and cable channel...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:23 PM
When a high-ranking O'Malley administration official was fired after allegedly steering about $774,000 in federal grant money to a company to which the official had close ties, no announcement was made. Only this week was the dismissal two years ago...