| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Raising Maryland's minimum wage has faced tough going in Annapolis ever since Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. left office. It was the Republican governor's steadfast opposition to raising the minimum wage that spurred Democrats to support an increase in 2005...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley told a group of more than 100 state business leaders Friday that he was disinclined to cut the corporate income tax rate, but he wanted raise the state's minimum wage.
"It is a fact that wages have been declining in our country...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley this week announced his longtime aide Jeanne Hitchcock will lead his lobbying efforts during his final year in office.
Hitchcock, who will also keep her role as secretary of appointments, will take over as chief legislative officer....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Mooney war chest $100,000 for W.Va. congressional campaign
Alex Mooney, a former chairman of the Maryland Republican Party who is now running for Congress in West Virginia’s Second Congressional District, has about $100,000 “cash in hand&...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
“I’m calling up about the bike week ... in the city of Hagerstown. Well, there’s more than that, than just inside of Hagerstown. There’s a motorcycle race up at Hagerstown Speedway that provides the best motorcycle riders in the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Harford County Executive David Craig called on the Maryland General Assembly this week to repeal the so-called rain tax in the next legislative session.
Craig, a candidate for Maryland governor, raised red flags about the measure last fall, asking at...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The state allocated $100,000 to the city of Hagerstown during the 2013 session of the Maryland General Assembly for a downtown redevelopment study, but city officials are still deciding how to spend the money.
“We are coordinating with the state to...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:12 PM
A powerful voice joined the growing chorus to raise the state's minimum wage Thursday as Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said it was time for Maryland to act.
"Blue-collar people are finding it increasingly hard to make ends meet," Miller said....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Del. Wayne Norman and Teresa Reilly, vice chair of the Harford County Republican Central Committee, have jointly announced their campaign for the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates, respectively.
Norman and Reilly said they will run together in...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and state lawmakers for the first time dipped into a $100 million fund set aside to deal with the impact of the federal sequester, lessening the blow of automatic federal spending cuts on the state's poor and elderly.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Your recent editorial significantly minimized the need to explore a post-Labor Day start to Maryland's public school calendar ("One week and counting," Aug. 19).
It was disappointing that The Sun would issue such a dismissive opinion without first...