| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Roughly half of Maryland employers will see their unemployment insurance tax drop by about 70 percent next year, the result of the state's rebound from the recession, the governor said Wednesday.
After an annual evaluation of the unemployment benefit...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler suggested Thursday capping the amount of casino cash given to the horse racing industry and spending the rest on early childhood education, an investment Gansler said would be among his most important priorities if he...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
State Sen. Ulysses Currie, who was censured by by his peers in 2012 over an ethics scandal, has drawn an opponent to his 2014 re-election from within his district delegation.
Del. Melony G. Griffith, a four-term lawmaker, said Wednesday that she will...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown unveiled a roster Wednesday of leading Democrats who will serve as co-chairs of his Democratic gubernatorial campaign in the state's 23 counties and Baltimore.
The release of the list comes a day before Brown is expected to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:01 AM
It's fair to say that the Tax Foundation, a non-partisan but conservative-leaning think tank, has not historically been a big fan of Maryland, or many other liberal northeastern states, for that matter. The group looks at one side of the equation —...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:45 PM
The murder-suicide that left two University of Maryland students dead provided fresh fodder in Annapolis Wednesday for lawmakers debating whether to tighten Maryland's gun laws, with supporters saying the tragic incident gave them new resolve while...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Increasing the minimum wage in Maryland will do nothing but hurt wage earners and businesses ("Miller adds his voice to call for higher minimum wage," Sept. 6). If Gov. Martin O'Malley, House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike...
| 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 12, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, will ride into the Democratic stronghold of Maryland next week as part of his mission to rustle up business for the Lone Star State.
Perry's press office said he will visit...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Radio advertisements praising Maryland's new gun law will begin airing in the Baltimore area this week, advocates said, and two prominent area Democrats will lend their voices to supporting the campaign.
House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Baltimore...