| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler called on his Democratic rivals Tuesday to pledge not to allow third-party spending in the race for governor.
"We're trying to keep the fundraising contribution lines clean and limit the outside groups buying...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I am referring to two articles in the Baltimore Sun. The first is the editorial "Business and the governor's race" (Nov. 7) and the other a reaction entitled "Advocates line up in defense of Md. taxes" (Nov. 10). It didn't take long of the for the tax-...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown will continue racking up labor endorsements of his 2014 run for governor Tuesday when he picks up the support of the largest union of state government employees.
Brown, a Democrat, will visit South Baltimore to accept the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley issued a call Thursday for a higher minimum wage in Maryland, urging supporters to join him in a "long and difficult effort" to win approval for an increase from the current hourly rate of $7.25.
In a letter sent out by his federal...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Early childhood education has become the hot topic in Maryland's governor's race. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, a Democrat, made his first policy proposal of the campaign today with a call for universal pre-k for 4-year-olds. His announcement came a week...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Since the views of Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler and the other candidates for governor on closing the achievement gap ("Gansler calls for all-day preschool," Oct. 1) were discussed in your newspaper without presenting mine, I think it's only...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Turning up the heat on local politicians over a contentious stormwater fee, Maryland officials warned Carroll County that it faces fines of up to $10,000 per day for refusing to impose the mandatory pollution cleanup charge, and cautioned two other...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Five of the six major announced candidates for governor in 2014 -- along with the running mate of the sixth -- told a group of environmentalists in Annapolis Tuesday that they are devoted to preserving the Chesapeake Bay but split on strategies for paying...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The recent article, "Senior Week at beach creates havoc — and business" (Nov. 3), is a stretch on the one hand, and not news on the other. That Senior Week rowdiness and underage drinking boosts beach town business is such old news and really not...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In the movie "The Wizard of Oz", the great and powerful Wizard uttered the words "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!"
So who is the man, or woman, behind the curtain offering the media damaging leaks about Maryland Attorney General Doug...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:48 PM
— Brent Ashley may have aged into the enforcer role at a certain point, but he still remembers when he was the miscreant.
"I was halfway up the stairs and felt the hand on my shoulder," Ashley said of the night about 40 years ago when he got kicked...