| Apr 14, 2015
| 10:17 AM
In the grand scheme of last-minute collapses in Maryland budget negotiations, the one Monday night wasn't so terrible — the 2012 debacle that led to two special legislative sessions and a gambling expansion referendum was much worse. Nonetheless,...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 9:31 PM
A legislative session that began with pledges of bipartisanship ended Monday night with General Assembly Democrats and Republican Gov. Larry Hogan embroiled in acrimony over Maryland's budget.
Lawmakers cut $200 million from the new governor's $40.5...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 6:22 PM
The rift between Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic lawmakers over the state budget widened Thursday, with the governor and House Speaker Michael E. Busch digging in their heels and making provocative moves and statements.
Hogan submitted a supplemental...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 12:33 PM
The General Assembly's two top leaders dismissed a Twitter message from Gov. Larry Hogan's camp boasting of having won their districts in last year's election, saying Thursday that they took it in stride even as their staff members expressed outrage....
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Regarding The Sun's editorial on the stormwater management fee ("Carroll talks sense on stormwater," April 3), let's first explain Gov. Larry Hogan's position in my opinion. He proposed to get rid of the "rain tax," the legislature voted that down and...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 5:15 PM
A spokesman for Republican Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday called a gay lawmaker's request for a ban on state-funded travel to Indiana a "political stunt."
Democratic Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr. called for the ban in response to an Indiana law that...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 11:00 AM
I wonder where the rulers in the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates are going to get the money to fund what Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller described as the Democratic agenda ("Senate panel rewrites Hogan's charter school law," March 26)? I...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 3:44 AM
The Maryland Senate and House of Delegates are expected to conference this week on the one thing they are required to do by the Maryland Constitution — pass a balanced budget.
Budget conferences are sometimes dramatic, sometimes not. It depends on...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 5:29 PM
A Senate committee cut a swath through Gov. Larry Hogan's first-year legislative agenda Friday as it said no to several of his flagship initiatives, including a halt to increases in the gas tax.
In a voting session that lasted less than an hour, the...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 11:57 AM
A key state Senate panel spent Wednesday dismantling Gov. Larry Hogan's bill to expand charter schools, redrafting it to allow for only small changes to Maryland's program for alternative schools.
Democratic senators on the Education, Health &...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 11:53 AM
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned on a pledge to increase the number of charter schools in the state, which currently has one of the most restrictive charter school laws in the nation. By making charter schools easier to open and operate in Maryland,...