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  • Baltimore police contract hurts accountability, study says

    Baltimore police contract hurts accountability, study says
    The contract between Baltimore and the Fraternal Order of Police contains several impediments to accountability, according to a report from a criminologist who often examines policies for the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • A look at visitation rights of grandparents

    From the email inbox: "Any chance of exploring the rights of grandparent visitation when there are problems between families?" The Maryland General Assembly adopted a law in 1984 that allows courts to rule on issues that arise when grandparents and...

    Hogan, Busch work to put feud behind them

    When Gov. Larry Hogan and House Speaker Michael E. Busch finished the 2015 General Assembly session at odds, it came as no surprise to many expecting a clash between the state's new Republican governor and one of its most powerful Democrats. Now both...

    Letters: County grants; Gambling laws; Dinner coverage; Help with hardships; Reckless drivers; Oyster Partnership; Shock Trauma

    County grants In response to the guest column by Nancy Schrum, the director of constituent services for Anne Arundel County (The Capital, May 20): Local impact is certainly what matters when the county makes grant award decisions. Nonprofits engage...

    Hogan vetoes bill allowing felons to vote sooner

    Hogan vetoes bill allowing felons to vote sooner
    Gov. Larry Hogan took out his veto pen Friday, rejecting a bill that would allow felons to vote as soon as they leave prison rather than waiting to finish parole or probation. The veto, one of several announced by the governor's office, quickly drew a...