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  • Voters expect tax break

    Voters expect tax break
    Maybe The Sun should remember that, as a candidate for governor, Larry Hogan was elected to lower taxes ("Hogan plays chicken," April 3). While the legislature is "throwing Mr. Hogan a bone," its members should likewise remember that Governor Hogan's...
  • Charter school bill heads to House chamber for vote

    Gov. Larry Hogan's charter school measure is heading to the House of Delegates with a few extra marks. On Friday the House Ways and Means Committee voted to give the amended bill a favorable report, clearing the way for the governor's charter education...
  • Indian-Americans rise in politics in California and beyond

    WASHINGTON In a stairway just off the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Ami Bera walks past a portrait nearly every day of the late Rep. Dalip Singh Saund, a Democrat from California elected in 1956 and the first Indian-American �&#...
  • Apprenticeships needed to target youth unemployment, foundation says

    A Baltimore-based foundation analyzing the local workforce says apprenticeships are critical to decreasing youth unemployment, and highlighted General Assembly legislation designed to establish a youth training program. A report released by the Abell...
  • Mosby mounts late push for sexual assault legislation

    Mosby mounts late push for sexual assault legislation
    Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is mounting a last-minute push for legislation that would help prosecutors' win convictions against accused repeat sex offenders, but the chairman of a Senate committee where the bill is stalled said the effort...
  • Good morning, Baltimore! Here's the pitch for your O's opening day Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore! Here's the pitch for your O's opening day Friday
    Good morning, Baltimore! Here’s what you need to know for 'opening day' Friday: WEATHER We’re in for a stormy Friday, which means if you’re playing hooky from work and heading to Camden Yards for Opening Day this afternoon, you...
  • Gulf widens between Hogan and Democrats

    Gulf widens between Hogan and Democrats
    The rift between Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic lawmakers over the state budget widened Thursday, with the governor and House Speaker Michael E. Busch digging in their heels and making provocative moves and statements. Hogan submitted a supplemental...
  • City officials welcome passage of bill to limit tax sales

    City officials welcome passage of bill to limit tax sales
    The General Assembly has given final approval to a bill to make it harder for Baltimore to put owner-occupied homes up for tax sale over unpaid taxes and water bills. The bill, a key piece of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's legislative agenda, is...
  • Cardin faces test on Iran nuclear bill as top Dem negotiator

    For nearly a half-century, Sen. Ben Cardin has been a state legislator, speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, a member of the U.S. House and for the last eight years, a senator. Now, he's an ambassador of sorts, representing diverse constituencies...
  • Lawbreakers getting second chances from Maryland lawmakers

    Bills giving law-breakers a chance to get back on their feet are making progress in the Maryland General Assembly — and with bipartisan support. Some of the legislation still being considered this session would restore voting rights to ex-felons as...
  • Strained Maryland budget differences widen

    A leading Maryland lawmaker said he wanted to see more assurance from Gov. Larry Hogan that he will support restored funding for education and a cost-of-living adjustment for state employees before taking up some of the governor's legislative initiatives,...