| Mar 16, 2008
The state teachers union voted late Friday night to support voter approval of slot machine gambling in a November referendum, the union announced yesterday.
Maryland State Teachers Association President Clara Floyd said in a statement that the referendum...
| Mar 18, 2008
Comptroller Peter Franchot is pushing for Baltimore City and Baltimore County to stop providing licenses for thousands of video gambling machines that critics allege make illegal, "under the table" payouts in area bars and restaurants.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Marking a generational shift in Baltimore County politics, Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. is scheduled to announce Tuesday that he's running for the Dundalk-area Maryland Senate seat held by Sen. Norman R. Stone Jr. for almost 50 years.
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign for governor is poised to collect two more high-profile endorsements from top Maryland Democrats Monday as Democratic candidates in the race for Maryland's next governor hold events across the state.
House Minority Whip...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The race to become Maryland's next attorney general started Monday as Del. Jon S. Cardin, a Baltimore County Democrat, became the first candidate to formally launch a campaign.
Emphasizing what he promised to be the theme of his bid, Cardin announced...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:19 AM
State Sen. Brian E. Frosh, a veteran liberal Democrat from Montgomery County, announced his candidacy for attorney general today, saying he wants to be "the people's lawyer.
“In a world where powerful special interests seem to get all the breaks,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin announced Monday he would retire from the legislature next week and move to Texas to pursue a graduate degree in sports management.
Pipkin, 56, served as Republican's chief debater in the Maryland Senate, leading...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:12 PM
A powerful voice joined the growing chorus to raise the state's minimum wage Thursday as Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said it was time for Maryland to act.
"Blue-collar people are finding it increasingly hard to make ends meet," Miller said....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley told a group of more than 100 state business leaders Friday that he was disinclined to cut the corporate income tax rate, but he wanted raise the state's minimum wage.
"It is a fact that wages have been declining in our country...
| Dec 13, 2009
Even as slot-machine projects in Maryland stall, other states are betting big on expanded gambling.
In West Virginia, Charles Town Races and Slots just 75 miles west of Baltimore plans to offer poker, roulette and other table games as early as the summer...
| Feb 10, 2010
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller hurled a verbal snowball at the city of Annapolis on Tuesday morning, criticizing what he called the municipality's "disgraceful" efforts to clear icy and slippery roads.
Annapolitans, he said, "should have better...