| 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Maryland corrections officials faced questions from state lawmakers Thursday over whether they are acting swiftly enough to investigate potential corruption among employees.
A legislative panel on prison corruption met for the first time in the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The head of security at the Baltimore jail failed a polygraph test administered after a federal indictment alleged widespread corruption on her watch, corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard told lawmakers at a hearing in Annapolis.
Shavella Miles is...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:05 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and other supporters of the law to allow same-sex marriage in Maryland called Thursday for the reinstatement of a university administrator who was placed on leave for signing a petition aimed at overturning the measure.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Maryland's Senate opened Thursday with an early session on gun-control that could yield a final vote for the chamber on a bill that would ban the sale of assault-style rifles, keep guns away from some people with mental illnesses and require a license...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:32 PM
The Maryland Senate approved a sweeping gun-control bill Thursday that would give the state one of the strictest firearm laws in the country.
The contentious issue moved immediately to the House of Delegates, where the chamber's first public hearing...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Some Baltimore legislators, determined to win state approval of the city's ambitious plan to launch a $2.4 billion, 10-year overhaul of the state's aging school facilities, are actively considering bringing in the Maryland Stadium Authority to provide...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Some Baltimore legislators, determined to win state approval for the city's ambitious plan to launch a $2.4 billion, 10-year overhaul of its aging school facilities, are considering bringing in the Maryland Stadium Authority to provide construction...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:49 PM
In politics it's often said that what goes around comes around. Del. Kathy Szeliga better hope that isn't always true.
The Harford County lawmaker is known for her caustic and sometimes witty emails to constituents and reporters. But her most recent...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:27 PM
Baltimore City's schools chief told state legislators Tuesday that he hopes to borrow $1.2 billion— six times more than the school system's current bonding authority — to pay for a massive and rapid overhaul of the city's crumbling public...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has named a special committee to review that state's ethics laws that apply to legislators and other state and local officials and make recommendations for reforms that could be voted on as early as this year....