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  • Dying former official a focus of Maryland assisted suicide bill

    Dying former official a focus of Maryland assisted suicide bill
    It's been more than 15 years since Dick Israel's body started to revolt. Back then, in the early days of his Parkinson's disease, Israel still wrote legal opinions in flowery script from an old-fashioned fountain pen, churning out advice for the General...
  • Liberal Md. Dems: The sky is falling

    Liberal Md. Dems: The sky is falling
    "The whole aim of politics is to keep the populace alarmed, and hence clamorous to be led to safety, by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary."

    Legislators form Latino caucus

    Legislators form Latino caucus
    Six members of the General Assembly on Thursday announced the formation of state's first caucus dedicated to the interests of Latinos. The new Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus plans to lobby on behalf of Maryland's growing Latino community, bringing...
  • Maryland Senate confirms 12 Cabinet appointees

    The Maryland Senate has voted to confirm 12 of Gov. Larry Hogan's Cabinet appointees. The 46-0 votes on Friday came a week after the Senate delayed voting on five nominees because Democrats who control the chamber were displeased by the Republican...
  • Senate confirms Hogan appointees without drama

    Senate confirms Hogan appointees without drama
    The Maryland Senate unanimously confirmed its first round of Gov. Larry Hogan's Cabinet appointees Friday, putting behind it last week's Democratic pique over the tone of the Republican governor's State of the State speech. With no drama or debate,...
  • Md. schools deserve better

    In a recent commentary, Del. Herb McMillan of Anne Arundel County accuses Democrats, including myself, of spreading "fear tactics" regarding Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed K-12 education spending for next year ("Liberal Md. Dems: The sky is falling," Feb. 5)...
  • Boosting business the Maryland way

    Boosting business the Maryland way
    When it comes to business in Maryland, the views of Norman R. Augustine should not be taken lightly. A former CEO of Lockheed Martin and Under Secretary of the U.S. Army, he graduated from Princeton magna cum laude, holds 29 honorary degrees and built a...
  • Analysts warn that Hogan's suggested toll cuts may be unwise

    Analysts warn that Hogan's suggested toll cuts may be unwise
    The General Assembly's policy analysts warned lawmakers Friday that Gov. Larry Hogan's suggested decreases in tolls could have a harmful effect on the maintenance and operations of the Maryland Transportation Authority's highways, bridges and tunnels....
  • Miller rules out proposed Hogan tax cuts this year

    Miller rules out proposed Hogan tax cuts this year
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller predicted Friday that the General Assembly would not approve any of the tax cuts proposed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan this year, saying the state's priorities must be balancing the budget and providing adequate...
  • Women who want to give birth at home seek to change restrictive Md. law

    Women who want to give birth at home seek to change restrictive Md. law
    Susannah Kipke, who is no fan of hospitals, had a wonderful experience when she gave birth to her first child at home with the help of a midwife 10 weeks ago. It wasn't a legal experience, however. Maryland is one of six states that forbid midwives who...
  • Augustine panel sets agenda to bolster business in Md.

    Augustine panel sets agenda to bolster business in Md.
    Declaring that Maryland can no longer depend on the federal government for job growth, former Lockheed Martin CEO Norman R. Augustine presented state legislators Thursday with a list of steps they could take to improve its ability to compete for business....