| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that the state is mustering all necessary resources to complete tens of thousands of background checks for gun buyers by Oct. 1, when Maryland's new gun control law takes effect.
The backlog of checks has put...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:07 PM
The Maryland Senate gave final approval to Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping gun control bill Thursday night, sending the legislation to the governor for his promised signature.
O'Malley said in a statement that the bill strikes "a balance between...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
With much of the General Assembly in flux in the run-up to the 2014 election, Baltimore County's 11th District is what passes for an oasis of stability.
Sen. Robert A. Zirkin, Del. Dan K. Morhaim and Del. Dana Stein -- all Democrats -- announced...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Dozens of star-struck lawmakers flocked to an Annapolis wine bar Friday evening to meet Kevin Spacey, star of the Netflix series “House of Cards,” and to hear a pitch for a generous tax credit that would keep its production in Maryland....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:24 AM
It's a great honor and privilege to serve as your Delegate in Annapolis.
These first three years have been challenging to say the least. The hardest thing that I've dealt with is the appalling treatment I have received from some leaders. In my...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session.
Supporters predicted that the...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 2:01 PM
When the Maryland Transportation Authority board met in a work session last week to hammer out the final details of what is expected to be the largest toll increase in the state's history, there were only two people there besides members and staff.
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:54 AM
Battle lines are being drawn, it seems, in the fight over where battle lines for state politics will be drawn in Maryland.
The U.S. Census Bureau has digested the information it gathered in 2010 and the task of deciding which precincts will be in which...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 3:47 PM
Responding to a public outcry, the Maryland Transportation Authority agreed Thursday to scale back a proposed toll hike on the Bay Bridge — one of several revisions to a hotly debated package of rate increases.
The authority board reached a...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:16 PM
A wealthy Potomac businessman whose very candidacy challenged state Democratic leaders won a hotly contested congressional primary in Western Maryland on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the seat in November that will help decide control of the House of...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
State Sen. Nancy Jacobs said Tuesday she will announce her candidacy for the 2nd Congressional District this week, making her the latest state lawmaker to jump into a House race for the 2012 election.
Jacobs, who stepped down as Republican Senate leader...