| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Led by 49-year-old Carroll County resident Scott Strzelczyk, some residents from Maryland's five westernmost counties want to secede from the Old Line State and start their own, fifty-first state.
Here's an alternative suggestion for the folks who've...
| 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 15, 2013
| 5:01 AM
In the immediate and lasting aftermath of the unspeakable evil of September 11, 2001, America united. The courage of our military heroes and the reputation, strength and resolve of the United States daily honors the victims of the attacks. May God bless...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:08 PM
A federal court on Monday rejected political consultant Julius Henson's appeal of a $1 million civil judgment against him for an illegal Election Day robocall.
The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision that Henson, his company,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A gaping chasm has evolved in our country between those on the left and those on the right. Perhaps in an attempt to provide grounds for conciliation, The Sun has decided to run columns by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. I don't know what it will take...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:44 PM
The state's three top elected officials had harsh words Wednesday for the company that manages concessions at BWI Marshall Airport for not doing more to help hourly employees who staff the restaurants and shops.
An angry Gov. Martin O'Malley said at the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
How dare The Sun editorial board declare that Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. failed when it came to governance! ("Time to open up," July 22). Says who? That statement would be laughable if it weren't so blatantly false. Of course, if The Sun's definition of...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:22 PM
One of the ironic consequences of the Maryland Court of Appeals' ruling in the matter of criminals sentenced to life in prison is that it undermines, with fine judicial reasoning, what two Democratic governors tried to keep in place with crass political...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Six years after Gov. Martin O'Malley tried to kill a Kent Island housing development in an environmentally sensitive area near the Chesapeake Bay, the state Board of Public Works will be asked to reverse course Wednesday and approve permits that would...