| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Despite well-known challengers and widespread dissatisfaction with Washington, most of Maryland's incumbents in the House of Representatives appear to be cruising to re-election — a result of convoluted congressional districts and large Democratic...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 7:44 PM
If early voting numbers are any indication, the polls will be packed Tuesday on Election Day.
By late Thursday afternoon, an estimated 6 percent of Harford's eligible voters had cast their ballot, leaving plenty of others left to vote on Election Day....
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Republican state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, running a long-shot campaign to oust Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, stood in a cold wind along York Road waving a big purple sign along with a dozen supporters.
Money is scarce. There's been little help from her party in...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:34 PM
He's a rookie in Congress, but Rep. Andy Harris is positioned to become a GOP heavyweight in Maryland.
As delegates from across the country converge at the Republican National Convention this week to nominate Mitt Romney for president, the first-term...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 2:20 PM
The private developers of two high-profile state projects are seeking financing through a visa program that lets wealthy foreigners go to the front of the line for green cards and possible U.S. citizenship in return for a $500,000 investment....
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:09 PM
A congressional map drafted by Maryland Democrats drew more opposition Wednesday as Republican leaders offered alternative proposals, the state NAACP requested changes and the O'Malley administration released 600 comments — mostly critical —...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 6:55 PM
A key senator announced his support for gay marriage legislation on Thursday, giving it enough votes to clear the upper chamber.
The declaration by Sen. James C. Rosapepe came shortly after a Senate committee approved an amended version of the...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 6:34 PM
The state Senate has just one bill on its agenda Wednesday: the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Act.
"We've cleared the desk," Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller told senators Tuesday morning. "We have nothing else to do tomorrow aside from that...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 12:48 PM
If you hold a gathering of more than 50 boats in Maryland waters after June 1, you can expect to pay a "marine gathering permit fee" — the amount yet to be determined — under legislation proposed by the O'Malley administration.