| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:39 PM
An influential coalition of Baltimore ministers endorsed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler for governor Thursday, saying he's an experienced leader with a strong record on civil rights issues.
At a news conference at Friendship Baptist Church, the Rev....
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Maryland State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. this week denied claims from veteran political consultant Julius Henson that Miller was influencing a violation of probation case against Henson.
"It's not true," Miller said after learning...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The following is a summary of The Sun's endorsements in a variety of contested races for state and local office in the Baltimore area. For more information on the candidates in these and other races, please see The Sun's 2014 primary election Voter Guide....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:04 PM
At least six General Assembly incumbents were trailing opponents after early primary returns Tuesday evening — but many incumbents were turning back tough challenges.
With early results reported from polls across the state, state Sen. James...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Twelve years ago, when the General Assembly was debating the enactment of the Thornton school funding formula that has done so much to support the advances of Baltimore's schools in recent years, the city's delegation in Annapolis included 10 senators and...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Sun makes endorsements for the following races in Baltimore City:
In District 41 in the Northwest reaches of the city, incumbents Samuel "Sandy" Rosenberg, Jill Carter and Nathaniel Oaks, all House veterans, have performed well as a...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:38 AM
If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 9:57 AM
The pathetic turnout in Baltimore's primary election Tuesday demands a response. The blame lies, of course, on the citizens themselves who didn't bother to vote — nearly 80 percent of those eligible stayed home. But the city and state have also done...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 5:20 PM
The Maryland Transit Administration has told the General Assembly that it would have to raise Baltimore-area transit fares by 65 cents next fiscal year — a 40 percent jump — in order to meet state revenue goals without cutting service.
| Aug 11, 2011
| 6:36 PM
Baltimore's once-hefty delegation in the state legislature is due to slim down again when new political boundaries are drawn this year: The city is guaranteed to lose at least part of one of its six legislative districts.
And while any part of the...
| 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...