| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Raising Maryland's minimum wage has faced tough going in Annapolis ever since Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. left office. It was the Republican governor's steadfast opposition to raising the minimum wage that spurred Democrats to support an increase in 2005...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The three-man race for the Republican nomination for governor in 2014 could yet gain another entrant.
Larry Hogan, chairman of the conservative advocacy group Change Maryland, said Friday that he's is still considering making a run. He said any decision...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:51 AM
As Gov. Martin O'Malley makes his final state of the state speech Thursday, it's a good time to look at what seven years of his governorship have meant for Maryland.
The state of the state is clearly good: first in median family income, a top three...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a leading Republican candidate for governor, called Tuesday for a sweeping rollback of Maryland's environmental laws, saying measures passed by the state's leaders have failed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:19 AM
With Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's official entry into the gubernatorial race today, we may now have before us the complete field in both parties for what has the potential to be the most competitive contest to lead Maryland in a generation....
| Sep 29, 2013
Maryland voters might not be ready, but six candidates with their eye on the governor's mansion are poised to start running in earnest — touring the state, signing up volunteers and raising millions of dollars for a spirited race.
| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I enjoyed columnist Robert Ehrlich Jr.'s article on political affiliation and took his test ("Unsure of your affiliation? Take this test," Dec. 22).
Even though the Democrat side had more than the Republican side, "none of the above" was most apt, and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown told union members Monday that he will back legislation to increase Maryland's minimum wage in the 2014 General Assembly session whether Gov. Martin O'Malley is on board or not.
Brown, who was in Baltimore to accept the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:56 PM
An energy company that wanted to build a terminal in Sparrows Point to import liquefied natural gas and an 88-mile pipeline into Pennsylvania has scrapped those plans after a seven-year fight over safety and environmental concerns.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Famed Baltimore neurosurgeon Ben Carson said this week he believes he was targeted for an audit by the Internal Revenue Service because of his vocal opposition to the Obama administration.
Carson said he had only his suspicions to go on, but this year...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The Maryland Republican Party has hired a former aide to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele as its executive director, filling the vacancy left by the abrupt departure of David Ferguson in August.
State party Chairwoman Diana...