| Jan 21, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I'm so grateful that the voters in Maryland don't have to worry about contacting our legislators in Annapolis to present our views on the rain tax. Thank you, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch for making the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Announcing their first-ever joint agenda, the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly said Friday they will work together to pass legislation aimed at improving Maryland's business climate and boosting the state's economy.
Senate President Thomas V....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Democratic legislative leaders gave partial support Monday to a push to raise the minimum wage, with some reiterating unwillingness to impose a "one size fits all" increase across the state.
They provided few other clues as to how they will respond to...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Curious what legalized pot would look like in Maryland?
Advocates for recreational marijuana intend to introduce a detailed plan as soon as Wednesday that would rely on the state comptroller to heavily regulate and tax pot - at about $50 an ounce to...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The Stevenson men's lacrosse team was honored for its 2013 Division III national championship Thursday at the State House.
Mustangs players and coaches visited the Maryland House of Delegates and were presented with a resolution by Speaker of the House...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Yesterday the Maryland General Assembly honored a true Maryland hero: Darryl Hill, the first African-American to play football for the University of Maryland and integrate the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Speaker Michael Busch rightly compared Hill to...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
I thought I was on the Joke of the Day website when I saw The Sun's recommendation that the legislature investigate the disastrous rollout of the Affordable Care Act ("Maryland's ACA debacle," Dec. 10).
Gov. Martin O'Malley has probably already called...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Legislative leaders said Friday raising Maryland's minimum wage could involve boosting the rate statewide and letting prosperous counties increase it even further.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch told county...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The state has resolved the nine "major issues" preventing its glitch-ridden health exchange from working, officials said Saturday, a milestone Gov. Martin O'Malley has framed as key to boosting the low enrollment in insurance plans offered under the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:09 PM
All insurers selling policies on the state's health care exchange have agreed to extend the enrollment deadline for coverage that begins Jan. 1, state officials said Tuesday.
Kaiser Permanente, United Healthcare and Evergreen Health Co-op on Tuesday...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron George has called for a General Assembly hearing into whether Maryland's exclusion of a high percentage of special education students from standardized testing artificially inflated the score of the state's schools...