| Nov 18, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Howard County Executive-elect Allan Kittleman likes to refer to himself as a personal freedom guy. That's why he supported marriage equality, the decriminalization of marijuana possession and a ban on discrimination against transgender people. And it...
| Nov 15, 2014
The Democrats begin 2015 with a political problem: no predominant standard bearer to step up and challenge the incumbent GOP governor in four years.
While they have many credentialed candidates, unlike Martin O'Malley in 2006 none stands out above the...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I have been wondering why it has been so hard to protect our community from being damaged by development and why County Executive Ken Ulman let this happen ("Howard referendum advocates form LLC focused on government transparency," Oct. 8).
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:23 PM
A cybersecurity firm headed by a former National Security Director plans to move its headquarters to Maple Lawn, bringing 24 new jobs to Howard County, officials said Friday.
County Executive Ken Ulman called the relocation of IronNet Cybersecurity Inc....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Republican Allan H. Kittleman beat Democrat Courtney Watson Tuesday in the race for Howard County executive.
He will become just the second Republican executive in county history, and the first since the 1990s.
"This was about Howard County," he...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:49 PM
At this point, it could come down to the candidate versus the couch.
Political professionals say most voters already know whether they support Republican Larry Hogan or Democrat Anthony G. Brown in Tuesday's election for governor. The question is...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:15 PM
The two men locked in the unexpectedly close race for governor spent the campaign's final weekend barnstorming the Baltimore-Washington region, trying to coax voters to show up on Election Day.
Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:02 AM
The Halloween forecast has been threatening snow; will preciptiation hold off? A manhunt in Pennsylvania ends with a suspect's apprehension. And don't forget to set your clocks back this weekend. Here's what you need to know for Halloween weekend. ...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
During the last eight years, we largely supported Gov. Martin O’Malley’s policies and continue to believe they were the right ones for the times. But the state faces a new challenge today. A historic retrenchment of federal government spending...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown reported Friday that he has raised $4.1 million for his race over the last two months.
The Brown campaign said that, together with the Maryland Democratic Party, it has about $900,000 in cash on hand...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Democrat Ken Ulman, dressed in Lucky jeans and a polo shirt, strode to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, excited to give a tour of one of his favorite accomplishments as Howard County executive.
"This is really what I get giddy about," said Ulman,...