| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:37 AM
If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"Somewhere along the way, as Maryland's revenue picture went from bad to worse, a scary term entered the Annapolis lexicon: the 'structural deficit.'" So said The Baltimore Sun on February 9, 2003 as then-Gov.-elect Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. proposed a plan...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Rep. Andy Harris re-emerged Wednesday as a leading opponent of legalizing marijuana after lawmakers included a provision in the $1 trillion federal funding bill that appeared to block the District of Columbia from loosening its pot laws.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Next month brings Maryland a new chief executive and a new top lawyer who differ sharply on important issues — particularly how to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. They've also clashed personally in the past.
As they prepare to meet Friday, Gov.-...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Good morning, Baltimore! Someone among us is $2M richer this morning after winning a second-tier prize in last night's Powerball drawing. Meanwhile an Abingdon baby made national news this morning in a photo with Santa broadcast on network television. ...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Leading Maryland Democrats made several observations about Monday's write-down of anticipated tax revenues for this fiscal year and next that merit some parsing. Comptroller Peter Franchot opined that "we're experiencing the downside risk of an economic...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan announced his first four Cabinet appointments Wednesday, choosing veterans from the O'Malley and Ehrlich administrations along with a Republican state delegate and a businesswoman from Laurel.
Hogan said he persuaded...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
I agree with former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. that voting is "our most sacred constitutional right" ("Middle class value claims are a joke," Oct. 19).
"The removal of ineligible names (mostly the deceased) disenfranchises nobody," Mr. Ehrlich wrote. No...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has rarely exercised his power to grant clemency to convicted criminals over his two terms, even as many gubernatorial counterparts have been more lenient amid a changing attitude toward these acts of mercy.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:46 AM
Here's what you need to know to start your day.
Drizzle and patchy fog will define this morning’s commute. But, hey, rejoice it’s not snow, sleet or ice. There is a 55 percent chance of rain throughout the day with temperatures...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:55 PM
As the newbies gathered in the House chamber in Annapolis Wednesday, absorbing the sobering news of the $600-million budget hole they face in January, it was clear many had a lot to learn.
On Day 2 of orientation, no one had yet told the freshman...