| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I would like to personally thank The Sun's editorial board for providing the questionnaire responses of candidates for the primary election. I particularly would like to reference those provided by Tony Campbell, a Republican running for Baltimore...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Last winter, Rachel Millman began searching for a home in Baltimore. She combed through listings online, but the work of narrowing down her search based on static images became tedious. What if, instead, she could take a video tour through each house, and...
| Jun 22, 2014
In one of the most consequential matters considered by the Maryland General Assembly this year, lawmakers approved a bill sponsored by Gov. Martin O'Malley to raise the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour. Though the final measure...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:39 PM
Amid a developing backlash against fast-paced, state-mandated education reforms, Maryland school officials want to delay the use of student test scores to evaluate teachers for three years.
Maryland had committed to using test scores in the evaluations...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:32 AM
The Maryland General Assembly yesterday held an extensive set of hearings on a variety of bills dealing with marijuana. The bills varied from outright legalization to various decriminalization options. Much of the debate was predictable, but a few...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Drivers suspected of causing serious accidents in Maryland while distracted by a cellphone would be required to give police certain information from that phone under a pair of bills currently filed in Annapolis.
The bills also would make distracted...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Breaking with his past reluctance to tailor policies to specific racial groups, President Barack Obama on Thursday launched a federal program aimed at improving the economic and educational status of young black and Hispanic men.
The initiative, which...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:57 AM
With yet another storm dropping snow across the region, schools, government offices and a number of workplaces in Anne Arundel County were shut down on Monday.
As with past storms, officials urged people to stay home if possible, to allow plow crews time...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As policymakers, it is important we acknowledge our limited ability to force actors to behave how we want. What we can do and often attempt is to hold those bad actors accountable when they break the law or act immorally. That is what Leo Bretholz's...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Michael J. Wagner, who served in the Maryland Senate and was a Glen Burnie business owner, died of cancer early Thursday at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. The Ferndale resident was 72.
"He worked hard for the people he represented,"...
| Feb 16, 2014
As a professor at American University's School of International Service, I am alarmed that two bipartisan bills are currently being considered by the Maryland General Assembly ("Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom," Feb. 12).
Senate Bill 647...