| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:38 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller on Tuesday urged fellow senators to make "a good faith effort" to pass some version of the governor's bill to expand charter schools - especially if they wanted more money for public schools.
The charter school...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 10:48 AM
U.S. Rep. John Delaney, considered a potential candidate to succeed retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, paid a call on the Maryland General Assembly Thursday but said he remains undecided on whether he will jump into the Democratic primary race.
| Mar 12, 2015
Democratic U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski's announcement that she will retire at the end of her term has kicked off a scramble, spurring politicians who have waited in the wings for years to run for her seat, and in turn, creating new openings for others to...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:57 AM
The Senate moved Wednesday to give Marylanders convicted of some minor offenses an opportunity to have their criminal record shielded from public view.
Democrats and previously skeptical Republicans came together to give preliminary approval to the...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 9:15 AM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch took umbrage this week when Gov. Larry Hogan told reporters in an impromptu press conference that the legislature's two presiding officers were "parroting" his views on the business...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 3:16 PM
Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday that he is excited that Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch are now "parroting" his message about the need for Maryland to improve its competitiveness with other states.
In an impromptu...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:00 AM
The daily interchange of letters from veterans, retired teachers and others regarding the merits or flaws in Gov. Larry Hogan's proposal to make veteran's pensions tax exempt reveals what I believe the governor really wanted ("Veterans aren't getting...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:40 AM
A House of Delegates committee was right last week to reject Gov. Larry Hogan's plan to repeal the so-called "rain tax," and a brewing debate in Anne Arundel County shows why.
Although the requirement that Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions impose...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:30 PM
A House committee voted along party lines Friday to kill Gov. Larry Hogan's bill to repeal the so-called "rain tax.''
Dealing a blow to one of the Republican governor's top legislative priorities, the Democratic majority of the House Environmental...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 8:19 AM
The top Democrat and leading Republican in the Maryland Senate have proposed a state constitutional amendment that would raise the mandatory retirement age for the state’s judges from 70 to 75.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and Minority...
| Mar 7, 2015
A House committee has voted against Gov. Larry Hogan's proposal to repeal stormwater management fees.
The House Environment and Transportation Committee voted 14-7 against the bill Friday.
Hogan, a Republican, campaigned against the fees, which...