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  • Assembly session ends in acrimony over budget

    Assembly session ends in acrimony over budget
    A legislative session that began with pledges of bipartisanship ended Monday night with General Assembly Democrats and Republican Gov. Larry Hogan embroiled in acrimony over Maryland's budget. Lawmakers cut $200 million from the new governor's $40.5...
  • 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,...
  • Busch, Miller dismiss Hogan tweet boasting of winning their districts

    Busch, Miller dismiss Hogan tweet boasting of winning their districts
    The General Assembly's two top leaders dismissed a Twitter message from Gov. Larry Hogan's camp boasting of having won their districts in last year's election, saying Thursday that they took it in stride even as their staff members expressed outrage....
  • Assembly passes Frosh bill to reward whistle blowers

    Assembly passes Frosh bill to reward whistle blowers
    The General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to legislation that would reward whistle-blowers who help the state recover money from those who have cheated it -- Attorney General Brian E. Frosh's top priority of the legislative session. The bill...
  • Bill aimed at stopping unregistered tax preparers

    Bill aimed at stopping unregistered tax preparers
    Legislation that would close a loophole preventing the state tax board from punishing unregistered tax preparers is only two votes and a signature away from becoming law. But in the waning days of the session, those votes need to come soon. "If they...
  • Today's front page, weather & traffic

    Today's front page, weather & traffic
    Good morning, Baltimore! Here's what you need to know for your Tuesday. WEATHER It’s going to be a rainy Tuesday, so don’t leave home without your umbrella and rain gear. There is also a chance of patchy fog in some areas. Temperatures...
  • Maryland's junior senator steps into bigger spotlight

    Maryland's junior senator steps into bigger spotlight
    Six weeks ago, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced that she would not seek re-election in 2016, signaling the end of a long and loud career in Congress. Though she slowed down a bit in recent years, Mikulski always garnered more media attention than...
  • Shield bill passes General Assembly, offers second chances

    Thousands of Maryland residents with criminal histories may get a second chance. On Monday the General Assembly approved a bill that allows shielding certain non-violent offenses from the public eye. The measure that made it past the General Assembly...
  • Charter school bill graduates from General Assembly

    Gov. Larry Hogan's charter school expansion bill is heading back to his desk looking dramatically different. On Monday the Republican governor's charter bill passed the General Assembly with amendments that give some additional flexibility to charter...
  • Ban gives time for planning [Editorial]

    Maryland lawmakers appear poised to ban, at least temporarily, the sale of a new powered alcohol, but as long as the product is available elsewhere its use will be a concern that alcohol abuse and addiction services will have to prepare for and address....
  • Md. lawmakers pass public campaign finance bill

    The Maryland General Assembly has approved a bill to bring back a voluntary check off on individual income tax returns for public campaign financing for governor. The House agreed with changes made by the Senate Monday night on a 102-36 vote. The...