| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Those who thought that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown would seek to ignore the fact that he faces competition in November's general election appear to be wrong. But to say that he is engaging with Republican nominee Larry Hogan isn't exactly right either....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:50 PM
First in a series of profiles of candidates for governor
Republican Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep-blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out much hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win his party's primary,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:15 AM
You've got to be kidding about Anthony Brown being our next governor. Are we that stupid? ("With money to spend, candidates for governor likely to launch ad blitz," May 28).
The election will take place soon. We are about to have a coronation whether we...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Thursday making Maryland one of a handful of states to extend anti-discrimination laws to protect transgender people.
The transgender rights legislation, which prohibits discrimination in employment and housing,...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley vetoed a bill Friday that would have halted a huge wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, prioritizing renewable energy over the concerns of a major military installation in Southern Maryland.
In his veto message, O'Malley said...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:56 PM
With the filing deadline for the 2014 elections passing Tuesday night at 9 p.m., the fields are set for Republican and Democratic primary elections for local offices, including the competitive race to become Anne Arundel County executive.
At the top...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:47 PM
The four-way race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general became a three-person contest Tuesday night as Del. C. William Frick dropped his faltering campaign.
Frick, 39, withdrew his candidacy Tuesday night -- about an hour before the 9 p.m....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Drama over stormwater fees continues in Anne Arundel County, where a proposal by Del. Steve Schuh to exempt the county from the fees was met with resistance from fellow delegates last week.
Schuh's bill would remove Anne Arundel from the list of 10...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:15 PM
By a wide margin, Maryland voters want to raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 a hour, a poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun shows.
A majority of voters in every region of the state supports that wage increase, and the proposal has near-unanimous...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:13 AM
At first, leaders of the General Assembly were promising as many hearings as it would take to get to the bottom of the failure of Maryland's health care exchange website. Then they decided to put off questions about what went wrong until an audit that...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Maryland's economic success relies on its staggering concentration of scientific talent, superb education, highly competitive businesses and enlightened government. When they all mesh, the state's economy outpaces the competition.
This has earned...