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  • O'Malley pledges to end backlog of gun checks

    O'Malley pledges to end backlog of gun checks
    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...
  • Zirkin, Morhaim, Stein form re-election ticket

    Zirkin, Morhaim, Stein form re-election ticket
    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...
  • Legislators find ways and means to attend Spacey event

    Legislators find ways and means to attend Spacey event
    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 forĀ  a generous tax credit that would keep its production in Maryland....
  • Delegate sets pre-session meeting [letter to the editor]

    Editor: 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...
  • O'Malley to lead push for same-sex marriage next year

    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...
  • Senator's nuanced advocacy on tolls could help drivers

    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. One...
  • Census redistricting is a numbers game for Harford

    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...
  • Agency scales back toll proposals for Bay Bridge, other spans

    Agency scales back toll proposals for Bay Bridge, other spans
    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...
  • Delaney wins in 6th District primary

    Delaney wins in 6th District primary
    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...
  • Jacobs to challenge Ruppersberger in Maryland's 2nd District

    Jacobs to challenge Ruppersberger in Maryland's 2nd District
    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...
  • State lawmakers hope to ride anti-incumbent wave to Congress

    Nearly a half-dozen Maryland state lawmakers are hoping to exploit the nation's anti-incumbent mood with campaigns for Congress that focus heavily on Washington's dysfunction. Two Republican state senators, David Brinkley of Frederick County and Nancy...