| Sep 26, 2011
| 3:41 PM
It cost about $96,000 to shelter, feed and transport eight state lawmakers representing Washington County during the last legislative session in Annapolis.
All eight members of the Washington County delegation to the Maryland General Assembly were...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Local Republicans are crying foul over a proposed congressional redistricting plan that would radically redraw District 6 — currently represented by Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett — to include much of Democrat-heavy Montgomery County.
| May 19, 2011
| 7:06 PM
Washington County Democrats gathered Thursday night to dine, mingle and get a shot of political adrenaline.
Speaking at the Washington County Democratic Central Committee’s Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md., promised...
| May 26, 2011
| 3:34 PM
Maryland Solar LLC this week received the waiver it needs from the Maryland Public Service Commission to begin construction on a $70 million, 20-megawatt solar farm by the end of this year.
State law requires the filing of an application for a...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Maryland State Sen. Christopher B. Shank wants the state to renegotiate a proposed lease for a company to build a $70 million solar farm on prison land near Hagerstown.
His complaint is the lease price: $128 an acre per year, which he says is...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Christopher B. Shank said his strongest feeling about the debt-ceiling battle in Washington, D.C., is as an American citizen, not as a Maryland state senator.
“I am deeply frustrated at both sides at their inability to get the job done,”...