| May 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Another summer, another agonizing season of Bay Bridge traffic.
Admired, cursed and studied, Maryland's sole Chesapeake Bay crossing is being eyeballed again as state engineers try to determine how many years remain in its girders and suspension...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:52 AM
By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning — efforts that...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:45 AM
The Maryland State Department of Education may have to pay back up to $540,000 in federal money intended to help the state's poorest schools after a scathing audit found that Baltimore City was one of two school districts that misspent the funds, using...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler urged state regulators Tuesday to cap the amount that insurers can raise premiums under the new health care law to no more than 5 percent until more is known about how the sweeping federal legislation will...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Republican lawmakers marked Monday's hikes in fees, gas taxes and tolls in Maryland by protesting what they called a "virtual downpour" of increases that they blamed on Gov. Martin O'Malley.
As a result of legislation backed by O'Malley and passed by...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:26 AM
You’re probably wondering why you’re seeing, on Baltimore Sun.com, content dedicated to what many of many Sun readers would label “radical, right wing extremism.”
Well, over the summer, the folks at the Baltimore Sun —...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 6:34 PM
The Maryland Transportation Authority moved a step closer to raising its tolls to the levels paid elsewhere around the country when its board formally proposed the largest increases in the state's history.
Board members gave preliminary approval Thursday...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:19 PM
To its supporters, Gov. Martin O'Malley's Plan Maryland is a long-overdue effort to bring Maryland's disparate programs to promote Smart Growth under one consolidated plan with an agreed-upon set of rules. To its detractors, the plan is a naked power grab...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's PlanMaryland, which has become the subject of bitter opposition in parts of rural Maryland, is now official state policy for managing growth.
At a ceremony that included two of his Democratic predecessors, O'Malley formally...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signaled that tax increases could be in the cards during next year's legislative session, though he said any state action would depend on congressional budget-cutting decisions this winter.
In a speech to local government leaders...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 10:31 PM
The Maryland General Assembly's regular 90-day session ended in disarray Monday at midnight as legislators failed to approve an income tax measure to which their leaders had agreed.
The lack of action meant that a so-called "doomsday" budget —...