| 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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Every time I read another column by Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. claiming that "Obamacare" is a failure I nearly split my sides laughing ("Affordable Care Act lies," Sept. 21). Tell that story to America's hospitals, which are saving $5.7 billion this year...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, encouraged by whopping awards and settlements in other states, could join what one analyst calls a "nationwide cascade" of litigation against the oil industry for its use years ago of a gasoline additive...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Sun's front page recently carried the article, "Ehrlich entertains presidential hopes" (Dec. 3), yet it was not April 1. Surely, this was a joke. It's even more preposterous than Martin O'Malley running for president!
What happens to you when you...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The most telling thing about the joint appearances Maryland's Republican Gov.-elect, Larry Hogan, and its Democratic Comptroller, Peter Franchot, had in Easton this week was that it was a case of Mr. Hogan tagging along with Mr. Franchot, not the other...