| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Governor Martin O'Malley's announcement that he intends to lead efforts to pass a same-sex marriage bill is about the worst decision this liberal Democrat has made yet to pull Maryland into the gutter ("O'Malley to back same-sex marriage," July 23)....
| Jul 26, 2011
| 5:31 PM
WASHINGTON - Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez was arrested in front of the White House on Tuesday afternoon while protesting deportation of illegal immigrants, a spokesman said.
Gutierrez was released and made it back to the floor of the House of...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 8:00 AM
At a tidy jail in Frederick County, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and his deputies have helped federal authorities identify nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants for deportation in the past three years.
In a renovated mansion in Prince George's County, Casa de...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn today signed a measure into law creating a privately-funded scholarship program for documented and undocumented immigrants, a move supporters hailed as a civil rights victory as other states have recently moved in the other direction on...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Regarding the recent article about the lawsuit over the Maryland Dream Act ("Vote on tuition bill faces lawsuit," Aug. 2), I believe democracy should be upheld.
I was one of hundreds in attendance when the law was heavily debated in the State House. Over...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Efforts to overturn the Maryland Dream Act granting undocumented resident aliens tuition rates at state colleges equal to those charged citizen residents of Maryland would have voters veto a clause of the 14th Amendment: "No State shall … deny to...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Recently, I returned home from a three-week stay in Guanajuato, Mexico. I lived with a gracious Mexican family, took Spanish classes and had the chance to immerse myself in Mexican culture. Mexican society was beautiful and vibrant — full of ideas,...
| Mar 14, 2013
Baltimore, coming off six decades of population decline, grew by 1,100 residents in 12 months, according to government estimates released Thursday.
"It's such amazing news. … It's huge psychologically," said Seema D. Iyer, a former research chief...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:03 PM
For many Marylanders, Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget includes plenty to celebrate.
The governor's "balanced approach" to budgeting translates into increased employment, health care benefits for additional families and...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
As a life-long Maryland citizen, I completely oppose efforts within our misguided General Assembly to pass the Maryland Highway Safety Act of 2013, which would allow the state to issue a Maryland driver's license to illegal immigrants ("State Senate...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other.
The barrage of ads urging...